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

Sulphur Springs Campground

 
 
Sulphur Springs Campground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 12, 2019
1. Sulphur Springs Campground Marker
Inscription.  
Original Site of the
Sulphur Springs Camp Meeting
c 1820
Land donated by Payne Squibb

Original shed built about 1845
the Reverend William Milburn, Pastor
Present shed built about 1900
from many of the old hand-hewn beams

Dedicated to the Glory of Almighty God
and
in memory and honor
of the
many who have been inspired and
challenged on this Holy Ground

 
Location. 36° 20.894′ N, 82° 32.506′ W. Marker is in Jonesborough, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is on Gray Station Sulphur Springs Road (Tennessee Route 75) north of Bayless Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located on the east side of the highway, on the Sulphur Springs United Methodist Church grounds, directly in front of the Sulphur Springs Camp Meeting Shed. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1432 Gray Station Sulphur Springs Road, Jonesborough TN 37659, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sulphur Springs Camp Meeting Grounds (here, next to this marker); Jonesboro: Oldest Town in Tennessee (approx. 5 miles away);
Sulphur Springs Campground Marker<br>(<i>tall view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 12, 2019
2. Sulphur Springs Campground Marker
(tall view)
Alfred Eugene Jackson (approx. 5.2 miles away); Fiddlin’ Charlie Bowman (approx. 5.2 miles away); First Abolition Publications (approx. 5.3 miles away); Christopher Taylor House (approx. 5.3 miles away); Chester Inn (approx. 5.3 miles away); State Seal (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jonesborough.
 
Regarding Sulphur Springs Campground. National Register of Historic Places #75001796 (1975)
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Sulphur Springs Camp Meeting Grounds
 
Also see . . .  Sulphur Springs Methodist Campground (Wikipedia). Sulphur Springs Methodist Campground was founded following the Great Revival of 1800. First meetings here may have occurred as early as 1815. The present shed is supported by hewn and pegged timber truss work. It features a stage, unfinished plank pews, and a packed earth and sawdust floor. (Submitted on May 12, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
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Sulphur Springs Campground Marker<br>(<i>wide view; meeting shed in background</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 12, 2019
3. Sulphur Springs Campground Marker
(wide view; meeting shed in background)
Sulphur Springs Camp Meeting Shed (<i>southwest corner; view from near marker</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 12, 2019
4. Sulphur Springs Camp Meeting Shed (southwest corner; view from near marker)
Sulphur Springs Camp Meeting Shed (<i>dais</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 12, 2019
5. Sulphur Springs Camp Meeting Shed (dais)
Sulphur Springs Camp Meeting Shed (<i>seating</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 12, 2019
6. Sulphur Springs Camp Meeting Shed (seating)
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 12, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 12, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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