Sevierville in Sevier County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
New Salem Baptist Church
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C-86.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
Location. 35° 51.547′ N, 83° 33.228′ W. Marker is in Sevierville, Tennessee, in Sevier County. Marker can be reached from Eastgate Road west of Henderson Avenue, on the left when traveling Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 601 Eastgate Road, Sevierville TN 37862, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named New Salem Baptist Church (a few steps from this marker); John Porter McCown (approx. 0.7 miles away); Nancy Academy (approx. ¾ mile away); Sevierville (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dwight and Kate Wade House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Historic Jail Bars (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Sevierville (approx. 0.8 miles away); The McMahan Indian Mound (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sevierville.
Regarding New Salem Baptist Church. National Register of Historic Places #03000696 (2003). Part of the Rural African-American Churches in Tennessee Multiple Property Submission.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Isaac Dockery
Also see . . .
1. Isaac Dockery and the New Salem Baptist Church. Isaac Dockery made the brick to build the church. Squire Bob Henderson donated the land for the church and the use of the field next to the church land to make the brick and make a brick kiln to fire the brick. Isaac Dockery’s sons-in-law, his children, along with Lewis Buckner, a noted craftsman, (Submitted on May 12, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. New Salem Baptist Church (facebook). (Submitted on May 12, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 11, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 253 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on May 11, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. 2, 3. submitted on May 12, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.