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Near Greeneville in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Old Brick Church

 
 
The Old Brick Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 11, 2020
1. The Old Brick Church Marker
Inscription.  On August 12, 1797, in Greene County, Tennessee, land for a house of worship was deeded to trustees Seth Babb, John Carter, John Weems, Claudius Bailey, Thomas Babb, William Crumley, Stephen Babb, Thomas Bailey, and Thomas Doan of the Wesley's Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church on the Waters of Lick Creek. The “Old Brick Church” stood on this site until destroyed by fire around 1880.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 74.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is August 12, 1797.
 
Location. 36° 17.271′ N, 82° 50.691′ W. Marker is near Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is on North Wesley Chapel Road, 0.1 miles east of Ted Weems Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1500 North Wesley Chapel Road, Greeneville TN 37745, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Baileyton / Oakland Seminary (approx. 3.2 miles away); Historic Roaring Spring
The Old Brick Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 11, 2020
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(approx. 3.7 miles away); Carter's Station (approx. 4.9 miles away); Cabin of Three States (approx. 5.9 miles away); Andrew Johnson National Historic Site (approx. 8.3 miles away); Harmony House (approx. 8.4 miles away); The Band Perry (approx. 8½ miles away); Bridge Burners (approx. 8½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greeneville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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May. 17, 2022