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Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tennessee Baptist Convention

 
 
Tennessee Baptist Convention Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deanna Lack, August 5, 2014
1. Tennessee Baptist Convention Marker
Inscription.  Constituted April 10, 1874, in the building of the First Baptist Church, Murfreesboro, then located 200 yards east on the north side of East Main Street. The Tennessee Baptist Convention is the channel through which Southern Baptist churches in Tennessee conduct a program of missions, evangelism, education, and other benevolent ministries.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 35° 50.744′ N, 86° 23.409′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of Spring Street and E Main Street, on the right when traveling north on Spring Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Murfreesboro TN 37130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Morgan's Wedding (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grantland Rice (about 400 feet away); James Daniel Richardson (about 400 feet away); 1860s View of East Main Street (about 400 feet away); Rutherford County Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Murfreesboro Confederate Soldiers Monument
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(about 500 feet away); Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid (about 500 feet away); Rutherford County Courthouse (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2014, by Deanna Lack of Sparta, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 5 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 8, 2014, by Deanna Lack of Sparta, Tennessee. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
 
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Mar. 4, 2021