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Germantown in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Germantown Baptist Church

 
 
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By Judy King, September 5, 2014
1. Germantown Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Organized circa 1836 as New Hope Baptist Church. Ground given in 1841 by Wilks Brooks, whose family was active in life of the Church for many years. Original building was burned in 1862 when Federal forces had command of community. Present building was constructed at same location in 1870.
 
Location. 35° 5.31′ N, 89° 48.634′ W. Marker is in Germantown, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on South Germantown Road just north of Dogwood Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2216 S. Germantown Road, Germantown TN 38138, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Germantown, Tennessee (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Comes to Germantown (about 600 feet away); Germantown Cemetery (approx. mile away); Fortunate Survivor (approx. 0.3 miles away); Oaklawn Garden (approx. mile away); John Gray Historic House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Raiding the Rails (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fort Germantown (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Germantown.
 
Regarding Germantown Baptist Church. The building is owned by and is on the grounds of Germantown Le Bonheur Methodist Hospital.
Germantown Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judy King, September 5, 2014
2. Germantown Baptist Church Marker
In January 2015, The Memphis Commercial Appeal reported that the Methodist Healthcare Foundation would fund the renovation of the building.

http://www.commercialappeal.com/news/local-news/germantown-collierville/methodist-to-renovate-old-germantown-baptist-church_90073681
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Germantown Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judy King, September 5, 2014
3. Germantown Baptist Church Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2014, by Judy King of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 52 times this year. Last updated on May 31, 2015, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2014, by Judy King of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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