Historic Markers Across Tennessee

New Providence Church

Marker ID: THC 1E 46
Location: 703 West Broadway Avenue, at the intersection with Cates Street, Maryville, TN
County: Blount
Coordinates: N 35° 45.23    W 083° 58.392
  35.75383333    -83.9732
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


This Presbyterian church was founded in 1786 by Rev. Archibald Scott, of Virginia. In 1792, Rev. Gideon Blackburn built a log church here; the stones in the present wall are from a church which replaced it in 1829; the brick church replaced it in 1858. In