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Sevierville in Sevier County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Forks of Little Pigeon Church

 
 
Forks of Little Pigeon Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
1. Forks of Little Pigeon Church Marker
Inscription.  100 yds, N. E. this Baptist Church, established 1789, was reportedly the first of any denomination in Sevier County. Spencer Clack, Revolutionary veteran was first church clerk; Richard Wood; first pastor until his death in 1831. The Church moved to a new location; the old cemetery remains.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical commission. (Marker Number 1C 14.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1789.
 
Location. 35° 52.165′ N, 83° 34.05′ W. Marker is in Sevierville, Tennessee, in Sevier County. Marker is at the intersection of Main St. (Route 441) and Forks of the River Parkway (Route 71), on the right when traveling west on Main St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sevierville TN 37862, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Knoxville, Sevierville & Eastern Railway (a few steps from this marker); The Mayors of the City of Sevierville (about 600
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feet away, measured in a direct line); James Crawford Murphy (about 700 feet away); Sevierville (about 700 feet away); William M. Whaley (about 700 feet away); Hon. Lieut. Spencer Clack (about 700 feet away); Isaac Dockery (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Sevierville (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sevierville.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. An identical marker and one marking the Forks of Little Pigeon Cemetery.
 
Forks of Little Pigeon Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
2. Forks of Little Pigeon Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,131 times since then and 26 times this year. Last updated on January 18, 2013, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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