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

First Christian Church

(Disciples of Christ)

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 25, 2020
1. First Christian Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized, 1849, affiliated with Campbell-Stone Movement in plea for Christian Unity. Located at Seventh and Jefferson, 1895-1965. Tower Bell, cast in 1868, used on area river packets sixty years. Murrell Blvd. Congregation merged following 1937 flood. A part of largest and oldest religious body indigenous to the United States.
 
Erected 1966 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 899.)
 
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 1849.
 
Location. 37° 3.609′ N, 88° 39.158′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is at the intersection of Audubon Drive and Sunset Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Audubon Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 415 Audubon Drive, Paducah KY 42001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Angles / “The Veep” (approx. ¼ mile away); Unity Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Paducah Community College
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 25, 2020
2. First Christian Church Marker
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(approx. half a mile away); Whitehaven (approx. 0.7 miles away); Immanuel Baptist (approx. 0.7 miles away); Alben W. Barkley / Barkley's Grave (approx. 1.1 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); The 1937 Flood (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
 
Also see . . .  Our Story | First Christian Church of Paducah. From church website. (Submitted on October 28, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
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 44 times since then and 3 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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