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St. Matthew A.M.E. Church

 
 
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By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
1. St. Matthew A.M.E. Church Marker
Inscription.  St. Matthew African Methodist Episcopal Church. Est. in 1860. Served as a recruitment office during Civil War. Lot was purchased May 9, 1854, for location of first church building. Rev. Moses Burks was 1st minister of the old frame church. In 1886, Rev. J. Frazier & members erected brick church that later burned with old frame church. Present church was built in 1892.
 
Erected 2008 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2263.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 8.957′ N, 84° 41.092′ W. Marker is in Midway, Kentucky, in Woodford County. Marker is on South Winter Street north of East Cross Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 South Winter Street, Midway KY 40347, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Midway Christian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Midway Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away); Midway
St. Matthew A.M.E. Church & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
2. St. Matthew A.M.E. Church & Marker
(about 600 feet away); Edward Dudley Brown / Noted Horseman (about 600 feet away); Morgan at Midway (about 700 feet away); "Sue Mundy" Here (about 700 feet away); Pilgrim Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Sons & Daughters of Relief Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Midway.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches & ReligionWar, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 19, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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