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Kingsport in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Church Circle

 
 
Church Circle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 25, 2009
1. Church Circle Marker
Inscription. This Kingsport landmark was designed by railroad engineer William Dunlap and refined by city planner John Nolen as an original part of the 1919 City Plan, Church Circle is one of the cornerstones of planned urban design with its "spoke and wheel" street pattern. It is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Bank Building on Church Circle was the site of the Kingsport Inn, a hotel and social meeting place before it closed in 1960.
 
Erected by Downtown Kingsport Association.
 
Location. 36° 32.953′ N, 82° 33.488′ W. Marker is in Kingsport, Tennessee, in Sullivan County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and Watauga Street on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 497 Broad St., Kingsport TN 37660, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kingsport Public Library (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Western Union Building (approx. mile away); Bank Of Kingsport (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kingsport Drug (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Gem Theatre (approx. 0.4 miles
First Broad Street United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 25, 2009
2. First Broad Street United Methodist Church
away); Train Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Douglass High School (approx. one mile away); The Long Island of the Holston (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingsport.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Roads & Vehicles
 
First Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 25, 2009
3. First Presbyterian Church
First Presbyterian Church Steeple image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 25, 2009
4. First Presbyterian Church Steeple
First Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 25, 2009
5. First Baptist Church
Another church near the marker. image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 25, 2009
6. Another church near the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 689 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 27, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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