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Cleveland in Bradley County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

St. Luke's Episcopal Church

 
 
St. Luke's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 16, 2021
1. St. Luke's Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  
Built 1872-1873
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
 
Location. 35° 9.684′ N, 84° 52.486′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Tennessee, in Bradley County. Marker is at the intersection of Central Avenue NW and North Ocoee Street/Lee Highway (Tennessee Route 74), on the right when traveling west on Central Avenue NW. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 320 Broad St NW, Cleveland TN 37311, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fillauer Brothers Building (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Masonic Female Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away); Craigmiles House—Carmichael Annex (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cleveland Bradley County Public Library Facilities (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hardwick-Jarnagin House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oak Grove Male Academy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Memorial
St. Luke's Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 16, 2021
2. St. Luke's Episcopal Church Marker
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Col. Benjamin Cleveland (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Regarding St. Luke's Episcopal Church. Excerpt from the National Register nomination:
John Henderson Craigmiles (1825-1899) moved to Cleveland with his brother, Pleasant M. Craigmiles, in 1850. John Craigmiles married Adelia Thompson in December 1860 and on St. Luke's Day, 1871 their only child was killed in a train accident. Craigmiles donated the funds to build the Episcopal Church in memory of his daughter Nina. The land was donated by Craigmiles' father-in-law, Dr. G. B. Thompson. …

 
Also see . . .
1. Asset Detail | St. Luke's Episcopal Church. National Register nomination (PDF) and photographs (PDF) submitted for the church in 1982. (Submitted on October 20, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. Our Story. Historical sketch by the church. (Submitted on October 20, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

3. The Red Streaks on the White Mausoleum. "Appalachian History" blog post by Timothy W. Hooker about the church's connection to the HMS Titanic, Tennessee Williams and the unexplained. (Submitted on October 20, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
St. Luke's Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 16, 2021
3. St. Luke's Episcopal Church
 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 138 times since then and 87 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 20, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Jun. 29, 2022