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Bemis United Methodist Parsonage

 
 
Bemis United Methodist Parsonage Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 20, 2022
1. Bemis United Methodist Parsonage Marker
Inscription.  
Built by J.M. Bemis, founder of
Bemis Brothers Bag Company as a
home for the first manager of
the mill, J.B. Young.

This home was occupied by
members of the Young family until
1961, when it was given to the
Methodist Conference to be
used as a parsonage for the
Bemis United Methodist Church.

 
Erected 2001 by Colonel Gideon Macon Chapter, Tennessee Society, Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
 
Location. 35° 34.142′ N, 88° 49.41′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Street and South Massachusetts Street, on the right when traveling east on 5th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 5th St, Jackson TN 38301, 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. Bemis United Methodist Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Historic Bemis (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson
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(approx. 1˝ miles away); Austin Raymond Merry (approx. 2.4 miles away); The Electro Chalybeate Well (approx. 2.6 miles away); Jackson Spoke Here (approx. 2.6 miles away); Mabel Louise "Big Maybelle" Smith (approx. 2.8 miles away); Mother Liberty CME Church (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Also see . . .  Bemis Historic District. Nomination (PDF) and photographs (PDF) submitted for the area's inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. The J.B. Young House is a contributing building in the district. (National Park Service) (Submitted on March 22, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Bemis United Methodist Parsonage Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 20, 2022
2. Bemis United Methodist Parsonage Marker
Secondary marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 20, 2022
3. Secondary marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 157 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 22, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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May. 29, 2023