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

Owen Chapel

 
 
Owen Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, November 13, 2020
1. Owen Chapel Marker
Inscription.  Owen Chapel Church of Christ, established July 24, 1857, continued to meet during the Civil War in a log cabin east of this site. The present building was completed in 1867 on land donated by James C. Owen. Early ministers included Elisha G. Sewell, founder of the Gospel Advocate; William Lipscomb, founder of Lipscomb School, one mile east of this site; and his brother, David Lipscomb, founder of David Lipscomb University. The church continues, stable and active in the affairs of the community it serves.
 
Erected 1991 by Williamson County Historical Society.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee – Williamson County Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 24, 1857.
 
Location. 36° 0.011′ N, 86° 48.533′ W. Marker is in Brentwood, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is at the intersection of Franklin Road (U.S. 31) and Jackson Lane, on the right when traveling south on Franklin
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Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1011 Franklin Rd, Brentwood TN 37027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mountview (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lipscomb Elementary School (approx. 0.9 miles away); WSM Broadcasting Transmitter & Antenna (approx. 0.9 miles away); Midway Plantation Slave Cemetery (approx. one mile away); The WSM Tower (approx. one mile away); The Stone Box Indian Site (approx. 1.8 miles away); Knox-Crockett House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Alexander Smith House Twenty-Four Trees (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brentwood.
 
Owen Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay
2. Owen Chapel Marker
Owen Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Darren Jefferson Clay, November 13, 2020
3. Owen Chapel Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 65 times this year. Last updated on November 13, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 13, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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