1819 Old Mulkey Road, Tompkinsville Kentucky 42167
The circa 1804 log meetinghouse is reputed to be the oldest of its kind in the state, and the oldest church in southern Kentucky. One of the largest denominations of the Christian religion in history was organized at this historic meeting place, originally called the Mill Creek Baptist Church.
The 12 corners of the church are regarded as representative of the 12 Apostles and its three doors, the Trinity; construction is of half-hewn logs and chinked and daubed walls. Daniel Boone's sister Hannah is buried in the churchyard, as are some pioneers and soldiers of the Revolutionary War. Picnicking is permitted.
The 60-acre site includes a picnic Open daily, the meetinghouse and grounds can be visited free of charge.
Other Kentucky State Parks nearby:
(Lucas) Barren State Park
(Corbin) Cumberland Falls State Resort Park
(Burkesville) Dale Hollow Lake State Resort Park
(Jamestown) Lake Cumberland State Resort Park
(Tompkinsville) Old Mulkey Meeting House
08/24 Coming to The Tompkinsville area
International Bar-B-Q Festival Owensboro KY May10-11 The Owensboro riverfront becomes a hub of activity when cooking teams gather to compete with their secret recipes for barbecue.
Tennessee Strawberry Festival Dayton TN May4-11 The Tennessee Strawberry Festival is the celebration of small town life. It offers a chance for our community to showcase its beauty, history and commitment to family values.
A Toast to Tennessee Wine Festival Mt. Juliet TN May11 Visitors will stroll from tent to tent sipping the rich heritage of Tennessee vines, savoring gourmet specialty foods, shopping for handcrafted items from local artisans, enjoying music, and attending wine & food experience seminars.
International Biscuit Festival Knoxville TN May18 The four categories of competition are Sweet Biscuits, Savory Biscuits, Special Biscuits and Student Biscuits.
Historic Newburgh Wine, Art and Jazz Festival Newburgh IN May17-18 There will be non stop jazz, wonderful wines, great food, and the opportunity to browse and purchase local art. All of this overlooking the beautiful Ohio River at the Old Lock & Dam Park.
Stucky Music Festival Park City KY May17-18 It is a hard economic time and Stucky Musical Festival would like to remain a low cost event that gives both musicians and local companies a place to promote themselves, as well as sell their merchandise. Proceeds will go to growing this festival so that it can continue on and to a local charity that helps children have opportunity to participate in music and art.