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Jonesborough in Washington County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cherokee Church

Holston Baptist Association

 

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Cherokee Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
1. Cherokee Church Marker
Inscription. This Baptist church was organized the first Saturday in September, 1783. Here, the fourth Saturday in October, 1786, Holston Association was organized with Tidence Lane moderator and William Murphy clerk. Seven churches were represented. This was the first Baptist Association in Tennessee.
 
Erected by Tenessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 59.)
 
Location. 36° 14.154′ N, 82° 27.77′ W. Marker is in Jonesborough, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Mayberrry Road and Tennessee Highway 81 on Mayberrry Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jonesborough TN 37659, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jacob Brown (approx. 2 miles away); Keystone Pottery (approx. 3 miles away); Alfred Martin Ray Buffalo Solder (approx. 3.9 miles away); First Abolition Publications (approx. 4 miles away); Alfred Eugene Jackson (approx. 4 miles away); Chester Inn (approx. 4.1 miles away); Christopher Taylor House (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Jacob Brown (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jonesborough.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
Cherokee Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
2. Cherokee Baptist Church
Cherokee Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
3. Cherokee Baptist Church
Holston Association image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
4. Holston Association
1786 1926
Holston Association
Organized Oct. 30, 1786
Holston Association Marker and Cherokee Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
5. Holston Association Marker and Cherokee Baptist Church
Cherokee Baptist Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
6. Cherokee Baptist Church Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 957 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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