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Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Westminster United Presbyterian Church

 
 
Westminster United Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 25, 2020
1. Westminster United Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  Incorporated March 3, 1851, by act of Kentucky General Assembly as Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Merged with Presbyterian Church USA, 1906, and became Kentucky Avenue Presbyterian Church. In 1951 the congregation moved to modified Gothic structure here and changed name to Westminster Presbyterian Church.
 
Erected 1971 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1431.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 3, 1851.
 
Location. 37° 4.406′ N, 88° 37.839′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is on Broadway Street (Business U.S. 45) east of South 28th Street (U.S. 45), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2732 Broadway Street, 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. Church of Christ (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The 1937 Flood (approx. 0.2
Westminster United Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 25, 2020
2. Westminster United Presbyterian Church Marker
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miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Temple Israel (approx. Ό mile away); Oscar Turner (approx. 0.3 miles away); Otis Dinning Drive (approx. 0.4 miles away); St. Paul Lutheran Church (approx. half a mile away); Chief Paduke (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
 
Regarding Westminster United Presbyterian Church. The church closed and merged with another church in 2016. The church site was purchased by a neighboring hospital.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 28, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 28, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022