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Shelbyville in Bedford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Church of the Redeemer

 
 
Church of the Redeemer Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, December 1, 2009
1. Church of the Redeemer Marker
Inscription.  This was Lot 44 of the original town plan. A log church was built here in 1815. The Presbyterians used it, and built the present church in 1817. In 1856, a Catholic congregation bought the building, selling to the Northern Methodists in 1894. These sold the building at auction in 1934. The Protestant Episcopal Diocese of Tennessee bought it in 1935 and consecrated it in 1936.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3G 23.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1815.
 
Location. 35° 29.092′ N, 86° 27.5′ W. Marker is in Shelbyville, Tennessee, in Bedford County. Marker is on E. Lane St. near N. Brittain St, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shelbyville TN 37160, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Coble House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet
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away); The Eakin-Smith Home (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tribute to Revolutionary War Veterans of Bedford County, Tennessee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tribute to Veterans of Bedford County, Tennessee (approx. 0.2 miles away); Austin C. Shofner (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fighting in Shelbyville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tribute to World War I Veterans of Bedford County, Tennessee (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelbyville.
 
Church of the Redeemer Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, December 1, 2009
2. Church of the Redeemer Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,378 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 1, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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