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Page [NA] of Rev. James P. Hendrick, D.D. : memoirs with an appendix containing history of Ebenezer presbytery and other papers / by Wm.J. Hendrick.

CHAPTER IV ESTABLISHMENT OF SEMINARY AND CHARACTERIS- TICS AS A TEACHER -INTEREST IN EDUCATION AND HIS ZEAL FOR CENTRE COLLEGE These things command and teach. -1 Tmx. iv. 11. FROM Carlisle the young preacher, thus drawn, removed to Flemingsburg in the year 1857. He established here, in the house adjoining the Baptist Church on Water Street, his seminary, and rented from the Stockton estate the house standing on what was originally the site of Stockton Station, one of the three original stations established in the county as a protection to the pioneers against In- dian invasion or attack. His nephew, Joseph Hen- drick, now owns both of these places, occupying the site of the seminary as a residence, and the Stockton place as a stock farm. The Presbyterian Church, to which he was called as pastor, was venerable with age and hallowed by the lives of some of the godliest men who have adorned the rolls of the Synod of Kentucky. David Rice, Andrew and David Todd, James T. Lapsley, and John T. Hendrick were some of them. Its membership was made up of the sturdy townsmen and farmers of the community, and for manly dig- nity, modest piety, self-respect, virtue, and courage

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