Brentwood in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
This Revolutionary War officer and Methodist leader settled and built his home here in 1799. He was influential in establishing Methodism on the Tennessee frontier and founded the Liberty Methodist Church one mile east. The Western Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church of 1808, held at his home, was attended by Bishops Francis Asbury and newly elected William McKendree. The Hill family cemetery a short distance south and near the site of his home is maintained as a shrine by the Tennessee Conference of the United Methodist Church.
Erected 1994 by Green Hill's Descendants and Williamson County Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1799.
Location. 35° 59.444′ N, 86° 45.076′ W. Marker is in Brentwood, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is at the intersection of Green Hill Boulevard and Concord Road (Tennessee Route 253), on the right when traveling south on Green Hill Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brentwood TN 37027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Green Hill Shrine (approx. ¼ mile away); Elmbrooke Barn (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cool Springs House (approx. 1.3 miles away); Alexander Smith House Twenty-Four Trees (approx. 1½ miles away); Forge Seat (approx. 1.7 miles away); Andrew Crockett 1745-1821 (approx. 1.7 miles away); Knox-Crockett House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Cottonport (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brentwood.
Also see . . . Liberty United Methodist Church Celebrates 200-year Anniversary. From October, 2008 edition of The Bugle, a publication of the Brentwood Historical Society. In PDF format. (Submitted on May 12, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
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