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

Broadway Methodist

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
1. Broadway Methodist Marker
Inscription. Paducah's oldest institution. Founded 1832. First edifice erected 1842 on northwest corner Broadway at 4th. Relocated 1875 on southwest corner Broadway at 7th. Moved to present site 1896. Destroyed by fire 1929; rebuilt 1930. Judge Wm. Sutton Bishop, the Old Judge Priest of Irvin Cobb's stories, and Vice~Pres. Alben W. Barkley held membership here.
 
Erected 1967 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1029.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 5.122′ N, 88° 36.124′ W. Marker is in Paducah, Kentucky, in McCracken County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Street and 7th St on Broadway Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Paducah KY 42001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Duke of Paducah" (within shouting distance of this marker); Tilghman Home (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tilghman House (about 500 feet away); Grace Episcopal (about 500 feet away); 8th U.S. Heavy Artillery (Colored)
Broadway Methodist Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
2. Broadway Methodist Marker
(about 500 feet away); Barkley's Law Office (approx. 0.2 miles away); Union Headquarters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Visitors Coming to Paducah (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paducah.
 
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By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
3. Broadway Methodist Church
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By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
4. Broadway Methodist Church
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By Sandra Hughes, September 14, 2011
5. Broadway Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 17, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 294 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 17, 2011, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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