Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Fountain Avenue United Methodist Church
Erected 2008 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2269.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1892.
Location. 37° 4.865′ N, 88° 37.119′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is at the intersection of Fountain Avenue and Monroe Street, on the right when traveling north on Fountain Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 Fountain Ave, Paducah KY 42001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gen. Lloyd Tilghman (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Linn Boyd Home — 1853 (approx. Chief Paduke (approx. 0.2 miles away); Forrest's Headquarters (approx. ¼ mile away); Dr. Reuben Saunders (1808-1891) (approx. 0.3 miles away); Grave of John T. Scopes / Scopes "Monkey Trial" (approx. 0.3 miles away); St. Paul Lutheran Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Irvin S. Cobb (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
Also see . . . History of the Fountain Avenue United Methodist Church (PDF). Jackson Purchase Historical Society article from Murray State University's Digital Commons. (Submitted on October 28, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
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