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Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church

History, Records and Photographs of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church located in Bailey Switch, Kentucky.

Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church 100-Year Celebration - 1996

June 23, 1996

Editor's Note: The following history and information related to the 100th anniversary celebration of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in 1996 was passed on to the Museum by Glenda Owens of Bailey Switch.

The following information was given by Mattie Majors, who is the oldest living member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. This information was written to Pat Hensley in a letter dated September 1985.

"Pleasant Ridge as I know it was organized in the head of California Hollow in Bill Golden's house by Bill Golden, Frank Parrott, John Tom Parrott and J. T. Stamper, who was my dad and was the minister. The other ones were the first deacons. The Parrotts lived on Parrott Branch and were Baptist. My dad lived in a house near where the store house Paul Stamper ran his insurance, but the railroad took it.

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