Places of Interest

Historic sites, churches, colleges and universities and other important places of importance to the Stone-Campbell tradition.

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Bacon College
Georgetown, KY

Founded 1836, Bacon College was originally located in Georgetown, Kentucky.  Now part of Transylvania College in Lexington, Kentucky, Bacon is believed to be the first established Stone-Campbell college.

Cane Ridge Meeting House
Paris, KY
Built in 1791, the Cane Ridge Meeting House is one of the oldest church buildings in Kentucky and the largest one room log structure.

The Center for Restoration Studies
Abilene Christian University
Abilene, TX

The Center holds extensive documents and records on the history of the Churches of Christ.

Disciples Center
Indianapolis, IN

Home of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).

Disciples of Christ Historical Society
Nashville, TN
The Thomas W. Phillips Memorial Archives holds the world's premier of documents and records on the Stone-Campbell religious heritage. A general ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), the Society also serves the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ and the Churches of Christ.

Hill Street Christian Church
Lexington, KY

The Hill Street Christian Church, no longer in existence, was the site of the 1832 union meeting between the followers of Barton Stone and Alexander Campbell.

Historic Bethany
Bethany, WV 

Home of Alexander Campbell, one of the founders of the Stone-Campbell American religious tradition. Campbell's mansion is open for touring, and the college he founded, Bethany College, is still a vital educational institution.

Lipscomb University
Nashville, TN

Founded in 1891, Lipscomb University is the oldest educational institution affiliated with the Churches of Christ.

Milligan College & Emmanuel School of Religion
Johnson City, TN

Milligan College and Emmanuel School of Religion in Johnson City are affiliated with the Christian Churches/Churches of Christ.

National City Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
Washington, DC

National City Christian Church is the national congregation of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).  Presidents James Garfield and Lyndon Johnson worshiped here.

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