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The Cane Ridge Meeting House

1655 Cane Ridge Rd, Highway 537, Paris, KY 40361-9331
+1 859-987-5350
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My wife and i visit Cane Ridge

Being on our 41st anniversary trip, we searched out Cane Ridge meeting house. So glad we did. It is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
sfbumgardner1956
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Doddridge, Arkansas
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A must stop and see

The Cane Ridge Meeting House was worth the drive! When u pull up, we were like hmmm. But once we... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Weekend20854
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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This historic building was built in 1791 as a Presbyterian Church.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
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“old church” (2 reviews)
“disciples” (5 reviews)
LOCATION
1655 Cane Ridge Rd, Highway 537, Paris, KY 40361-9331
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being on our 41st anniversary trip, we searched out Cane Ridge meeting house. So glad we did. It is here at Cane Ridge that our evangelical roots grow out of. Having read the amazing reports from the past it creates a hunger to see this...More

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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

The Cane Ridge Meeting House was worth the drive! When u pull up, we were like hmmm. But once we opened the doors, WOW! The guy that was there wasn’t very helpful about the history but the building told enough stories and also the cemetery...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2017

This was an amazing experience. Well worth the drive out in the country. The old cemetery was very interesting.

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Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

The Cane Ridge Meeting House is a place every Christian should visit! It is the birthplace of The First Great Awakening. Be sure to get Pastor Barton Stone's book where in he tells of the miracles that lead up to the revival and the signs...More

1  Thank 181dennisp209
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

I have a connection with the Disciples of Christ Church so we decided to visit this location. It's definitely off the beaten path but was worth it to me to learn a little more history. I think the way the building was preserved is incredibly...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

If you are interested in history of religion in Kentucky, this is a must place to go. This old church has so much history. Years ago, a building was built over the old church to preserve it. There is one traveling preacher- Raccoon Smith that...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

It was a very humbling experience to go here and learn of the history the place held! The lady that worked there offered lots of knowledge and humor to the experience. The scenery around the place was just beautiful and there was even picnic tables...More

1  Thank missy g
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Reviewed 17 June 2017

Betty was an excellent tour guide, enjoyed her enthusiasm. The grounds are well kept as is the structure itself. Seeing 200+ year old workmanship is worthwhile on its own and the historical religious significance is impressive.

1  Thank Larry G
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Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Visited Cane Ridge Meeting House--what a wonderful place. Dating back to 1791, the original meeting house still stands. However, a building was built over and around it to preserve the structure. It was the home of a great Christian revival in 1801 and has remained...More

2  Thank rdpine
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

My church has a gathering every summer with other churches in the area for a day of worship taking turns at the pulpit and singing, we have a picnic break, then have afternoon worship and spend some time in the museum. Great historic place to...More

2  Thank Jamie W
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Starting April 1st the hours are Monday-Saturday 9-5 and Sunday 1-5 (unless there is a morning worship) If you have questions you can call them at 859-987-5350.
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