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Mill Creek Baptist Church and Graveyard

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 21, 2020
1. Mill Creek Baptist Church and Graveyard Marker
Inscription.  Mill Creek Baptist Church, mother church of Southern Baptists in Davidson County, occupied two meeting houses at this site from 1797 until the early 20th century. Here, in 1833, Baptists formed the first Tennessee Baptist Convention. The church's graveyard includes the graves of many early settlers of both African and European descent.
 
Erected 1995 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 93.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee, The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County series list.
 
Location. 36° 7.127′ N, 86° 43.68′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Old Glenrose Avenue just east of Dodge Drive, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 716 Old Glenrose Avenue, Nashville TN 37210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles
Mill Creek Baptist Church and Graveyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 21, 2020
2. Mill Creek Baptist Church and Graveyard Marker
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Woodbine (approx. 1.1 miles away); Turner Grammar School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Radnor College (approx. 1.4 miles away); Granbury’s Lunette (approx. 1˝ miles away); George Woods (approx. 1.8 miles away); Greenwood Park (approx. 1.8 miles away); Tolbert Fanning (approx. 1.8 miles away); Carper Homestead (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Mill Creek Baptist Church and Graveyard Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 21, 2020
3. Mill Creek Baptist Church and Graveyard Marker
Church foundation and cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 52 times since then. Last updated on March 24, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 23, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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