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Asbury Methodist Church

 
 
Asbury Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 10, 2022
1. Asbury Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  
This property
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 1898.
 
Location. 35° 57.174′ N, 83° 49.533′ W. Marker is near Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Asbury Road and South National Drive, on the right when traveling west on Asbury Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2822 Asbury Rd, Knoxville TN 37914, 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. Ramsey House Plantation (approx. one mile away); Ramsey House (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Ramsey House (approx. one mile away); Lebanon in the Fork (approx. 1.3 miles away); Riverdale School (approx. 3.6 miles away); First African American Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Speedway Circle (approx. 4.3 miles away); Greek Revival (approx. 4.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Regarding Asbury Methodist Church.
Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church, South image. Click for more information.
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2. Asbury Methodist Episcopal Church, South
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Excerpt from the National Register nomination:
… It is an excellent example of rural church architecture, basically unaltered since originally constructed in 1898. This building is expressed in the Gothic Revival style, which, when combined with its setting, give an enhanced inspirational feeling to the building. The steep pitch of roof gables, pronounced arches, and strategic placement atop a hill, draw the eye upward and imply a sense of power which minimizes surrounding building construction. In addition, the square bell tower with its prominent bellcast roof gives a sense of strength and stability, as if the church were a permanent fixture on the landscape. When blended together, the attributes make the church appear much larger than it actually is. These features also signify the continued importance of this church to the Asbury community, which has maintained a congregation in eastern Knox County for more than 140 years. …
 
Asbury Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 10, 2022
3. Asbury Methodist Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2. submitted on April 13, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on April 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Mar. 31, 2023