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Near Waynesville in Haywood County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church

 
 
Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 7, 2009
1. Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription. Founded 1865 by Capt. John Turpin, CSA (NC)-POW Non-denominational until 1885. Became Turpin's Chapel MEC (South) 1885. Name changed to Maple Grove MEC (South) 1912. Became Maple Grove Methodist Church 1949 and Maple Grove United Methodist Church 1968. Also the site of the first church in Haywood County (Baptist-ca. 1795) and the location of the first church related cemetery in Haywood County, NC Asbury/Cataloochee Trail lies 1/4 mile north.
A church in the crossroads of history.
Erected In Memory of Flora Turrin Webb
 
Location. 35° 31.088′ N, 82° 59.254′ W. Marker is near Waynesville, North Carolina, in Haywood County. Marker is on Russ Avenue (U.S. 276) near Maple Grove Church Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1970 Russ Avenue, Waynesville NC 28786, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Cataloochee Trail" (approx. half a mile away); Bishop Francis Asbury (approx. 1.2 miles away); Honorable Chief Junaluska (approx. 1.2 miles away); N.C. Education Association (approx. 1.8 miles away); Old
Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 7, 2009
2. Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church
Time Music (approx. 1.9 miles away); Battle House (approx. 2 miles away); Martin's Surrender (approx. 2.2 miles away); Waynesville Engagement (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Waynesville.
 
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Maple Grove United Methodist Church Sign at Entrance Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 7, 2009
3. Maple Grove United Methodist Church Sign at Entrance
Founded 1865
Maple Grove United Methodist Church Grounds Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 7, 2009
4. Maple Grove United Methodist Church Grounds
Maple Grove United Methodist Church Grounds Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 7, 2009
5. Maple Grove United Methodist Church Grounds
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,221 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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