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Burks Chapel A.M.E. Church


Burks Chapel A.M.E. Church (Marker Number: 1518) County: McCracken Location: 635 Ohio St., Paducah Organized ca. 1871 at home of Dinah Jarrett with 12 members. Named for its founder, Moses Burks. On this site was first structure, a frame church. Brick church built, 1874. In 1911, under the Rev. P. A. Nichols, the present edifice was constructed. Rev. G. H. Matthews became pastor in 1960 and made many worthwhile improvements. Presented by The Gleaners Club, Catherine Means, Pres.