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Franklin in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

McConnico Meeting House

 
 
McConnico Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 9, 2020
1. McConnico Meeting House Marker
Inscription.  About 100 yards SW stood the church where Garner McConnico, a pioneer from Lunenburg Co., Va., organized a Primitive Baptist congregation about 1799. Destroyed by storm in 1909, the church was rebuilt at its present location on the Liberty Pike, about 3 miles NW. The old cemetery remains.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 40.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1799.
 
Location. 35° 54.633′ N, 86° 49.014′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is on Hospitality Drive just south of Murfreesboro Road (Tennessee Highway 96), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6207 Hospitality Dr, Franklin TN 37067, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Walter Aiken Roberts (approx. 1.9 miles away); Harpeth River Restoration and Fish Passage
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(approx. 2.2 miles away); The Battle of Franklin (approx. 2.2 miles away); Battle of Franklin, Eastern Flank (approx. 2.3 miles away); Advancing With Scott's Brigade (approx. 2.3 miles away); Seward Hall (approx. 2.3 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Franklin (approx. 2.3 miles away); Carnton (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Also see . . .  Garner McConnico (1771-1833) - Genealogy. Biography from Geni.com entry managed by a descendant. (Submitted on May 12, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
McConnico Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 9, 2020
2. McConnico Meeting House Marker
McConnico Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 9, 2020
3. McConnico Meeting House Marker
The cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 12, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 12, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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