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First United Church, U.C.C

 
 
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By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
1. First United Church, U.C.C Marker
Inscription. Located 1/4 mile North on Owl Hollow Rd. in 1873, the church was founded by Swiss-German settlers as the German Reformed Church and was the first such church in Tennessee. The church became the center of Swiss culture in this area which was noted for its advanced agricultural techniques. A 1934 union created the Evangelical and Reformed Church. In 1957, this denomination merged with the Congregational Christian Church to form the United Church of Christ.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 70.)
 
Location. 35° 7.606′ N, 86° 11.16′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on Belvidere-Kasserman Swich Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on Old Highway 64. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester TN 37398, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Ruch (approx. 1.1 miles away); Captain Samuel Handly (approx. 1.1 miles away); "Kentuck" (approx. 2.7 miles away); Polly Finlay Crockett (approx. 3.1 miles away); Jesse Bean (approx. 4.7 miles away);
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By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
2. First United Church, U.C.C
Falls Mill (approx. 4.7 miles away); The Blind Knight (approx. 5.3 miles away); Built 1914 (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
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By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
3. First United Church, U.C.C Marker
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By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
4. First United Church, U.C.C
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 585 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 3, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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