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Johnson City in Washington County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Boone's Creek Church

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
1. Boone's Creek Church Marker
Inscription.  About 1 1/2 miles southwest, this Christian church was organized 1825 by Rev. Jas. Miler. Here, Aug. 17, 1829, was held the first recorded conference of Christian churches in East Tennessee. Other elders present were Jeriel Dodge, Robt. M. Shankland, Jno. Wallace, and Wm. Slaughter. They reported 472 members in East Tennessee and southwest Virginia.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 56.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is August 1760.
 
Location. 36° 23.375′ N, 82° 24.657′ W. Marker is in Johnson City, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Boones Creek Road and N Roan Street (Tennessee Highway 36) on Boones Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johnson City TN 37615, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Bean's Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel Boone (approx. half a mile away); Jesse Duncan
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
2. Boone's Creek Church Marker
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(approx. 1.9 miles away); Isaac Hammer (approx. 2.1 miles away); History on Knob Creek (approx. 2.8 miles away); Robert E. Young Cabin (approx. 2.8 miles away); Knob Creek Church of the Brethren (approx. 3.4 miles away); Fiddlin’ Charlie Bowman (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnson City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 903 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 30, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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