1875 Town Map and Resident Info
MT. STERLING PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Begun in 1835. Ground was deeded by John A. Smith to Wm. Creath and Samuel
Rolter, trustees, in 1835. It was actually organized in 1847 and Wm. Creath was installed
as Elder. A brick church was build in 1868 for $200.00. A new building was built in 1908
during the ministry of Rev. R.B. Wilson. Charter members: Mrs. Margaret Creath, Sr., Wm.
Creath, Mrs. Mary Creath, Mrs. Jinney M. Alkire, Samuel Thornton, Dr. David E. McMillan,
Mrs. Lydia McMillan, Mrs. Julia Worthington, Mrs. Margaret Tanner and Miss Amanda Creath.
The first installed pastor was Rev. George S.J. Browne.
Presbyterian Church 2
MT. STERLING CHRISTIAN CHURCH
Organized at the house of Forgus Graham in Pleasant Township about 1825. The town of Mt.
Sterling was not yet founded. Early members: Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hornbeck. Mr. and Mrs. John
Robison, Mr. and Mrs. Pleasant Southward, John Smith, Geo. Alkire and Mary Alkire. The
first building was built in 1837 at the corner of Columbus and High Streets. A second
building was built in 1870 and the third and present building was built in 1907. The
building committee: A.S. Alkire, Dr. R.H. Trimble, W.H. Alkire, John Walters, Adam Bailey,
T.S. Alkire, John Waldo, T.E. Riddle, T.E. Smith, S.P. Young, J.W. O'Day, H.J. Duckworth
and C.M. Hagans. The Hildebrant memorial organ was installed in 1931.
County Boys Conference of
Ladies Aid Society
Mt. STERLING METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH
In 1831 a class was organized at the home of John Puckett. Early
members: Lewis Devoll and wife, John Puckett and wife, Sarah Puckett, Sophia Puckett, Geo.
W. Ingrim and wife, John Blain and wife. Mr. Puckett was class leader. About 1834 a
building was built on the present site. It was a small brick building and cost about
$700.00. In 1859 this building was replaced with a frame one for $2500.00. This building
was replaced in 1912 by the building that presently stands for $22,000.00. A parsonage was
built next to the church. Early members: D.H. Douglas, Isaac Moore, Henry Blain, John
McCafferty, J.W. Ingrim, Herban Carter, D.H. Clark, H. Clay Johnson, Wm. Blaine, John S.
Core, Haravey G. Beale and Willis Jones.
Methodist and Parsonage
New Methodist Church
Pleasant Twp Schools
More Pleasant Twp. Schools
Information from the 1939 La Voix and Chamber of Commerce
booklet of 1923