Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Baker's Creek Church

Marker ID: THC 1E 17
Location: U.S. 129, Blount County, 12 miles south of Maryville, TN
County: Blount
Waymark: None


This Presbyterian church was established in 1796. Its first pastor was the Rev. Gideon Blackburn who served an extensive circuit in the area. Elizabeth Paxton Houston, mother of Sam Houston, is buried here .