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Rogersville in Hawkins County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Cemetery - First Presbyterian Church of Rogersville

 
 
Old Cemetery - First Presbyterian Church of Rogersville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, December 25, 2015
1. Old Cemetery - First Presbyterian Church of Rogersville Marker
Inscription.  The Church was organized in 1805 and in 1824 this cemetery was first used. In 1838 the Church split into the Old School or First Church and the New School or Second Church and this cemetery continued in use y the First Church. In 1881 the two churches merged under the name of Rogersville Presbyterian Church. This cemetery, as well as the one adjacent to the Church building on Kyle St., is supported and used by the Rogersville Presbyterian Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1805.
 
Location. 36° 24.35′ N, 83° 0.407′ W. Marker is in Rogersville, Tennessee, in Hawkins County. Marker is on West Washington Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rogersville TN 37857, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rogersville Engagements (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hawkins County, Tennessee (about 400 feet away); Rogersville Town Well (about 400 feet away); Rogers Tavern (about 500
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feet away); Alexander Peter Stewart (about 700 feet away); Dr. William Henderson Franklin (about 800 feet away); St. Marks Presbyterian Church (about 800 feet away); Swift Memorial College (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rogersville.
 
Old Cemetery - First Presbyterian Church of Rogersville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, December 25, 2015
2. Old Cemetery - First Presbyterian Church of Rogersville Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 516 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 29, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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