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Near Mason in Fayette County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Cypress-Davis Methodist Episcopal Church

Cypress - Davis Methodist Episcopal Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, May 12, 2012
1. Cypress - Davis Methodist Episcopal Church Marker
Inscription.  Named for Cypress Creek and at other times called Davis for the pioneer Davis family, ancestors of the Emerson family of Somerville, this church stood in the Center Point community on land owned now (1996) by James H. Shelton, great-great-grandson of Samuel H. Wiggins. In 1834, Wiggins deeded the church to trustees John Davis, Samuel N. Simpson, Andrew Davis, and the Rev. Henry W. Sale. The church became inactive when its members moved to Belmont and Braden.
Erected 1996 by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 133.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
Location. 35° 20.816′ N, 89° 30.969′ W. Marker is near Mason, Tennessee, in Fayette County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 59, 0.2 miles south of Interstate 40, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3965 Tennessee 59, Mason TN 38049, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Concordia Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Bozo's Hot Pit Bar-B-Q (approx. 4.6 miles away); Trinity In The Fields (approx. 4.8 miles away); Richland (approx. 7˝ miles away); Vineland (approx. 7˝ miles away); Oakland Presbyterian Church (approx. 8.2 miles away); Mary Alice Park (approx. 8.6 miles away); Harrell Farm Log Cabin (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mason.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 608 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on May 16, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. Photo   1. submitted on May 13, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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