Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site


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Old Mulkey Meetinghouse State Historic Site


Location:On KY 1446 in Tompkinsville, about 25 miles south of the Edmonton exit on the Cumberland Parkway.
Facilities:Historic building, pioneer cemetery, gift shop, picnic area, playground.
Activities:Tours (free).
Special Features:Site preserves the oldest log meetinghouse in Kentucky, built in 1804 during a period of religious revival. Many Revolutionary War soldiers and early pioneers, including Daniel Boone's sister, Hannah, are buried in the churchyard. The structure has 12 corners in the shape of a cross and three doors, symbolic of the Holy Trinity.
Address:1819 Old Mulkey Park Rd
Tompkinsville, KY 42167

Phone:270-487-8481
Web: parks.ky.gov/statehistoricsites/om
Size: 60 acres.

See other parks in Kentucky.