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Winchester in Franklin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Goshen Cumberland Presbyterian Church

 
 
Goshen Cumberland Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 19, 2009
1. Goshen Cumberland Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. 1 ½ mi. S.E. on the Boiling Fork of Elk. Oldest church in Franklin County. Founded 1808 by the Alexander, Cowan, Keith, McCord, Weir, and other pioneer Scots-Irish Presbyterian families. First Presbyterian congregation in Tennessee to transfer to the Cumberland Presbytery after the organization in 1810. Site of first camp meeting sponsored by the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 57.)
 
Location. 35° 10.126′ N, 86° 4.006′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on Cowan Hwy (U.S. 64), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester TN 37398, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Peter Turney (approx. one mile away); The Blind Knight (approx. 2.2 miles away); Mary Sharp College (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named Mary Sharp College (approx. 2.7 miles away); Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign
Goshen Cumberland Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 20, 2009
2. Goshen Cumberland Presbyterian Church Marker
(approx. 2.8 miles away); Colonel James Lewis (approx. 2.8 miles away); In Memory of Our Franklin County War Dead (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winchester.
 
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Goshen Cumberland Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 20, 2009
3. Goshen Cumberland Presbyterian Church
 
 
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