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Burkesville Art: Maxwell House Coffee's Joel O. Cheek

2005-09-05 - Burkesville, KY - Photo Linda Waggener. Burkesvllle native Joel O. Cheek may have made the Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville the most famous hotel in the world with his coffee brand, but today he enjoy's the cup that's "Good to the Last Drop" eternally in the front window of the Parkway Hotel on the courthouse square in Burkesville. The Parkway Hotel now houses the law offices of Attorney Lindsey Bell. The only hotel guests are those painted in the windows by artists Charlotte Cash and Pat Ritter.Burkesville now has become an art mecca through the efforts of the artists and the people who have made funding happen, Phyllis Smith and Laura Lee Butler. Clicking read more brings more on the art project, now a major part of Southern and Eastern Kentucky Tourism Development Association's efforts to build tourism in this area.
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