Churches of the past
In the early days of the areas of Boone & Madison townships there
were many churches and also people worshiped in their homes &
one room school houses. Travel was difficult due to distance,
roads and weather. The early settlers would worship at a place
most convienent to them.
early churches .include Lemmons and Portersville Presbyterian Churches
in Boone township. In Madison, the churches included Beech Point, Bethel
Methodist, Ireland Methodist and the Cumberland Presbyterian
Churches of Anderson, Hillsboro, Old Shiloh Log, Mt. Zion, Ireland
Presbyterian and Shiloh Meeting House.
For the location of these churches you may click on Portersville or
Lemmons at the left of your screen. The rest of the churches
may be located on the map on the Irish Settlement segment of this
The active churches serving the area now may be found on the left,
namely, Shiloh United Methodist, St. Marys Catholic and St. Johns