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

Salem Church

 
 
Salem Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 21, 2015
1. Salem Church Marker
Inscription. Organized 1780 by Rev. Samuel Doak. Here, the first Tuesday in August 1785, was formed Abingdon Presbytery with Doak as moderator. This first presbytery on Tennessee soil was taken from Hanover Presbytery; it included churches south of New River and west of the Appalachian Mountains. Members were Hezekiah Balch, Charles Cummins, Samuel Houston, Adam Rankin & David Rice.
 
Erected by Tennesse Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 57.)
 
Location. 36° 15.253′ N, 82° 35.508′ W. Marker is near Telford, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 11E and Washington College Station Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 11E. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Telford TN 37690, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Washington College (here, next to this marker); Battle of Limestone Station (approx. 3.2 miles away); Washington County (approx. 3.3 miles away); Gillespie Stone House (approx. 3.7 miles away); David Crockett (approx. 3.7 miles away); Unionist Stronghold (approx. 4.8 miles away); Crockett (approx. 5 miles away); The Real Likeness of David Crockett (approx. 5 miles away).
 
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Salem Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 27, 2015
2. Salem Presbyterian Church
Salem Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 27, 2015
3. Salem Presbyterian Church
Salem Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 27, 2015
4. Salem Presbyterian Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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