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

Immanuel Church

 
 
Immanuel Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
1. Immanuel Church Marker
Inscription.  This Protestant Episcopal Church was first established as a mission in 1832, consecrated in 1843. Rev. Samuel George Litton was its missionary and first rector. It was established by the efforts of Mrs. Mary Hayes Gloster a widow from Warrenton, N.C. Her slaves built it in exact copy of the church of her former home.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 15.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
 
Location. 35° 2.72′ N, 89° 14.573′ W. Marker is in LaGrange, Tennessee, in Fayette County. Marker is on 3rd Street (State Highway 57), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: La Grange TN 38046, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. LaGrange (within shouting distance of this marker); La Grange (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grierson's Raid (about 300 feet away);
Immanuel Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, March 16, 2009
2. Immanuel Church Marker
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Home of Lucy Holcombe Pickens (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lucy Petway Holcombe Pickens House (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Gloster - Anderson Graveyard (approx. half a mile away); Woodlawn (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Bird Dog & Field Trial Capital of the World (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in LaGrange.
 
Also see . . .  LaGrange. An eHistory article discussing LaGrange's rich past. (Submitted on May 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Immanuel Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, October 21, 2010
3. Immanuel Episcopal Church
Immanuel Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, October 21, 2010
4. Immanuel Episcopal Church
Immanuel Episcopal Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, October 21, 2010
5. Immanuel Episcopal Church
Immanuel Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, October 21, 2010
6. Immanuel Church
NRHP plaque located to the right of the entrance doors. This site was placed on the National Register on April 14, 1972.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,126 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on December 20, 2012, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 22, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.

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Jul. 3, 2022