Andrews Chapel at McIntosh, AL (built ca. 1860; listed on the NRHP)

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Andrews Chapel, also known as the McIntosh Log Church, is one of the few remaining log churches in Alabama. In 1860, John C. Rush and his wife donated land for the church to the McIntosh Community. Shortly afterwards, the church was constructed and named for James O. Andrews, a bishop in the Methodist Church. The log church is secured on the ends by square notching and caulking in the cracks. The roof is covered with wood shingles. In 1952, a new church was constructed and Andrews Chapel was vacated. It is currently used for special occassions. Andrews Chapel was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974. It is included in Alabama’s Tapestry of Historic Places published by the Alabama Historical Commission.

This historic church is located beside Highway 43 in McIntosh, AL (GPS coordinates 31.262167,-88.030278).

Source: The Andrews Chapel Historic Marker

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