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Near Blountville in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Taylorís Meeting House

 
 
Taylor's Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 15, 2011
1. Taylor's Meeting House Marker
Inscription. The Presbyterian Church established here in 1773 is probably the first church of any denomination to be established within the borders of Tennessee. It was also used as a fort, and school was held here on Sundays, in pioneer times.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 35.)
 
Location. 36° 31.845′ N, 82° 22.952′ W. Marker is near Blountville, Tennessee, in Sullivan County. Marker is on Memorial Boulevard (State Road 126) west of Valley Drive, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. The marker is located in the unincorporated community of Gunnings. It is located at the entrance to Gunnings Cemetery and best viewed from the roads leading into the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Blountville TN 37617, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Acuff Chapel (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Blountville (approx. 2.8 miles away); Island Road (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Blountville (approx. 3.1 miles away); Sullivan County (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different
Wide view of theTaylor's Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 15, 2011
2. Wide view of theTaylor's Meeting House Marker
marker also named Battle of Blountville (approx. 3.1 miles away); Old Deery Inn (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Old Deery Inn (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Blountville.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 396 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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