Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Burks Chapel A.M.E. Church
Erected 1975 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways, presented by The Gleaners Club, Catherine Means, Pres. (Marker Number 1518.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1871.
Location. 37° 4.737′ N, 88° 35.858′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is at the intersection of Ohio Street and South 7th Street, on the right when traveling west on Ohio Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 635 Ohio St, Paducah KY 42003, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of Col. Ed Murray's Home (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 8th of August (approx. 0.2 miles away); Global War on Terrorism Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Congressmen Representing First District Which Included Jackson Purchase, 1819-1995 (approx. 0.3 miles away); McCracken County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Old Judge Priest" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Spanish American War Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dolly McNutt Plaza (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
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