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Blowing Rock in Watauga County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Mt. Bethel Reformed Church

ca. 1886

 
 
Mt. Bethel Reformed Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 30, 2022
1. Mt. Bethel Reformed Church Marker
Inscription.  Church congregation organized in 1882 by Rev. John Ingle. Grave of Revolutionary soldier, Ed Sullivan, is located in the cemetery. Sullivan brought his own tombstone when he immigrated to Blowing Rock in the 1790's.

In recognition of this property's significance, this marker is placed by the
Blowing Rock Historical Society & Blowing Rock Art & History Musem

 
Erected by Blowing Rock Historical Society • Blowing Rock Art and History Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1886.
 
Location. 36° 7.771′ N, 81° 39.715′ W. Marker is in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, in Watauga County. Marker is at the intersection of Goforth Road and Rankin Road, on the right when traveling south on Goforth Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Rankin Rd, Blowing Rock NC 28605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blowing Rock Negro Community Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Green Park-Norwood Golf Course
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(approx. half a mile away); Church of the Epiphany (approx. 0.7 miles away); Emily Prudden (approx. ¾ mile away); Green Park Hotel (approx. ¾ mile away); Green Park Inn (approx. ¾ mile away); Davant Residence (approx. 0.8 miles away); Inn at Ragged Gardens (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blowing Rock.
 
Also see . . .
1. Restoring a legacy: A great-great-grandson's efforts to refurbish a 132-year-old church. While it hasn’t met regularly since 1921, a descendant of the original land owner is working to preserve the little white church. (Thomas Sherrill, The Watauga Democrat, posted July 29, 2018) (Submitted on November 21, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 

2. Edward E Sullivan. Find a Grave entry includes details (unverified) behind the unusual grave marking. (Submitted on November 21, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Mt. Bethel Reformed Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 30, 2022
2. Mt. Bethel Reformed Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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