Elisha Green

Elisha Green (HM1KON)

Location: Maysville, KY 41056 Mason County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 38.81', W 83° 46.115'

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Religious Leader

Side 1
Born into slavery in Bourbon County, Elisha Green grew up in Mason County at "Glen Alice" farm outside Maysville. He later purchased freedom for himself and part of his family. A spiritual leader, he helped form African American Baptist churches in Maysville and Paris, Ky., and preached to many congregations.

Side 2
Believing freedmen needed to own land, Green and a white landowner founded African American community near Paris. Politically active, he was chosen a vice president of the Ky. Negro Republican Party at Lexington convention in 1867. He remained a dynamic force in Baptist churches in Maysville and Paris until his death in 1889. Over.
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HM NumberHM1KON
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Marker Number1962
Year Placed1995
Placed ByThe Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, May 23rd, 2015 at 2:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 259055 N 4281223
Decimal Degrees38.64683333, -83.76858333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 38.81', W 83° 46.115'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 38' 48.6" N, 83° 46' 6.9" W
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Area Code(s)606, 859
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-310 Maddox Alley, Maysville KY 41056, US
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