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Dancyville in Haywood County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dancyville United Methodist Church

 
 
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By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
1. Dancyville United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  This site was deeded for a church on April 1, 1835. The congregation was organized and a log structure built in 1837. The present church was completed in 1850. It was constructed of hand-sawed timber cut on the grounds. It survives as the oldest United Methodist church in West Tennessee. The adjoining cemetery dates back to 1830.
 
Erected 1980 by The Memphis Conference Commission on Archives and History.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion.
 
Location. 35° 24.316′ N, 89° 17.71′ W. Marker is in Dancyville, Tennessee, in Haywood County. Marker is on Dancyville Methodist Church Road 0.2 miles south of Dancyville Road (Tennessee Route 179), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanton TN 38069, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Burchett Douglass (a few steps from this marker); James K. Polk / James C. Jones (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stanton (approx. 7.2 miles
Dancyville United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
2. Dancyville United Methodist Church Marker
away); Stanton Masonic Lodge And School (approx. 7˝ miles away); Wesley (approx. 8 miles away); Bradford's Landing (approx. 8.7 miles away); Hardeman County/Fayette County (approx. 9 miles away); Organization of Fayette County (approx. 11.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dancyville.
 
Also see . . .  Dancyville, Haywood County Tennessee. Information and history of Dancyville (Submitted on March 1, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 476 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 1, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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