First Presbyterian

9th & Liberty Sts., Hopkinsville, KY

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Description 

"Organized in 1813, traditionally by the Reverend Gideon Blackburn, a pioneer minister and missionary to the Cherokee Indians. Present church building, not including later additions, was built during the period 1848-1852. Used as a hospital during severe epidemic that swept the camp of Confederates under Colonel Nathan Bedford Forrest through the winter of 1861-62."

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  • April 24, 2011: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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