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Near Greenback in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cloyd's Creek Presbyterian Church

 
 
Cloyd's Creek Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 23, 2021
1. Cloyd's Creek Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription.  
Built c. 1872
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 these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
 
Location. 35° 41.872′ N, 84° 9.608′ W. Marker is near Greenback, Tennessee, in Blount County. Marker is at the intersection of Cloyds Creek Road and Cloyds Church Road, on the right when traveling north on Cloyds Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greenback TN 37742, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sam Houston American Giant Homesite (approx. 3.1 miles away); National Campground (approx. 3½ miles away); Near the Site of Henry Fort (approx. 4 miles away); Baker's Creek Church (approx. 4 miles away); Samuel Henry's Station (approx. 4.2 miles away); Friendsville (approx. 4.6 miles away); Friendsville Marble Industry Monument (approx. 4.6 miles away); The Underground Railroad (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenback.
 
Regarding Cloyd's Creek Presbyterian Church.
Cloyd's Creek Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 23, 2021
2. Cloyd's Creek Presbyterian Church Marker
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Excerpt from the National Register nomination:
The first Presbyterian church in the county was built at Baker's Creek in the late 18th century and this church was one of the primary churches of the denomination in the county for many years. On July 9, 1871, members of the Baker's Creek church were organized by the Rev. W.B. Brown and Rev. A. Vance into the Cloyds Creek Church at Meadow. The lot for the church was given by James Alexander, Sr. and membership of the church came from both Blount and Loudon counties. The following year the present frame church was built …
 
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3. Cloyd's Creek Presbyterian Church
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 25, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   3. submitted on April 16, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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Feb. 3, 2023