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Near Sharon in Weakley County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

New Salem Cumberland Presbyterian Church

Organized 1849

 
 
New Salem Cumberland Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 6, 2020
1. New Salem Cumberland Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  
This church is a memorial to our heavenly father, and to the devoted pioneers of the land.

“So built we the wall for all the people had a mind to work.”
Nehemiah 4:6
 
Erected 1988 by Isaac Dawson Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 36° 16.064′ N, 88° 46.539′ W. Marker is near Sharon, Tennessee, in Weakley County. Marker is at the intersection of Sharon Highway (State Highway 89) and Rambo Road, on the right when traveling west on Sharon Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2721 Sharon Hwy, Sharon TN 38255, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Weakley County Tennessee Confederate Memorial (approx. 4.1 miles away); Weakley County (approx. 4.1 miles away); The University of Tennessee at Martin (approx. 7.1 miles away); Janes Mill (approx. 9˝ miles away); Civil War Skirmish
New Salem Cumberland Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 6, 2020
2. New Salem Cumberland Presbyterian Church
(approx. 12.8 miles away); Christmasville (approx. 16.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  A RESOLUTION to honor and celebrate the 150th anniversary of New Salem Cumberland Presbyterian Churc. Passed by the Tennessee General Assembly and signed by then-Gov. Don Sundquist in 1999. Contains a detailed history of the church. (Submitted on September 10, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 10, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 25 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 10, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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