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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 image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 19, 2016
1. Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church Marker
Replacement 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 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 at the intersection of Russ Avenue (U.S. 276) and Maple Grove Church Road, on the right when traveling north on Russ Avenue. 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.
Former marker named "Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church" image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 7, 2009
2. Former marker named "Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church"
1.8 miles away); Old 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.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church & replacement marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 19, 2016
3. Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church & replacement marker.
Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 7, 2009
4. Turpin's Chapel - Maple Grove United Methodist Church
Maple Grove United Methodist Church Sign at Entrance image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 7, 2009
5. Maple Grove United Methodist Church Sign at Entrance
Founded 1865
Maple Grove Methodist Church Cemetery (Also known as: Turpins Chapel Cemetery) on hill. image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 7, 2009
6. Maple Grove Methodist Church Cemetery (Also known as: Turpins Chapel Cemetery) on hill.
Maple Grove Methodist Church Cemetery (Also known as: Turpins Chapel Cemetery) on hill. image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 7, 2009
7. Maple Grove Methodist Church Cemetery (Also known as: Turpins Chapel Cemetery) on hill.
 
 
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