From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

Church Street (Walton, KY)

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According to the history page at the Walton, KY, website, a small African American community was developed by former slaves in North Walton after the Civil War, and the community founded the Zion Baptist Church in 1872. The Steele and Ingram families are mentioned as long-time residents of the community. Walton is located in Boone County in Northern Kentucky. For more see the Walton, Kentucky, history page, 1850s-1890s.

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“Church Street (Walton, KY),” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed September 22, 2017, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/1375.

Last modified: 2017-07-19 13:51:32