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Pigeon Forge in Sevier County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Shiloh Church

 
 
Shiloh Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
1. Shiloh Church Marker
Inscription.  in 1802 Methodist Bishop Francis Asbury preached in the home of Mitchel Porter, Revolutionary Veteran, who lived 2 miles north of Sevier County and preached in the newly built log chapel, 400 yards west of here. Shiloh Cemetery grew up around this chapel
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 4.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher ⛪, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1802.
 
Location. 35° 48.847′ N, 83° 34.695′ W. Marker is in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, in Sevier County. Marker is at the intersection of The Great Smoky Mountains Highway (Route 441) and Henderson Chapel Drive, on the right when traveling south on The Great Smoky Mountains Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pigeon Forge TN 37863, 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. A different marker also named Shiloh Church (within shouting distance of this
Shiloh Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2012
2. Shiloh Church Marker
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marker); Pine Grove Rural Community (approx. 0.4 miles away); Titanic Eternal Flame (approx. half a mile away); Titanic’s Center Anchor (approx. half a mile away); Wear's Fort (approx. half a mile away); Fort Wear (approx. 0.6 miles away); Henderson Springs Resort (approx. one mile away); Early Pigeon Forge (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pigeon Forge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,101 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 19, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   2. submitted on August 14, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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