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Forest City in Rutherford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Old Cool Springs Cemetery
1840 - 1873
 
Old Cool Springs Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 14, 2009
1. Old Cool Springs Cemetery Marker
 
Inscription. Site of Cool Springs Baptist Church, now First Baptist Church, organized in John Bostick Home, 1848. First log meeting house 1855-1867. First church and cemetery in settlement.
 
Location. 35° 20.509′ N, 81° 52.294′ W. Marker is in Forest City, North Carolina, in Rutherford County. Marker is on Vance St. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Forest City NC 28043, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Baptist Church (approx. half a mile away); Forest City (approx. 0.6 miles away); Town of Burnt Chimney (approx. 0.6 miles away); Forest City Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Police Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rutherford County Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Elisha Baxter (approx. 0.8 miles away); Rev. James Milton Webb (approx. 4.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Forest City.
 
Old Cool Springs Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 14, 2009
2. Old Cool Springs Cemetery Marker
 
 
Old Cool Springs Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 14, 2009
3. Old Cool Springs Cemetery
 
 
Old Cool Springs Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 14, 2009
4. Old Cool Springs Cemetery
 
 
Old Cool Springs Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 14, 2009
5. Old Cool Springs Cemetery
First Citizens
He gave the land and organized the first church. He was the first deacon. Three grandchildren and their families served more than one hundred and seventy years as missionaries to china.
 
 
First Baptist Church 2009 Photo, Click for full size
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, June 14, 2009
6. First Baptist Church 2009
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on June 15, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 655 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 15, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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