Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Middlesettlements



Marker ID: THC 1E 47
Location: TN 73, Blount County, at junction with road to Louisville
County: Blount
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Here was the first Methodist congregation in Blount County. Bishop Asbury preached here in 1818, at the home of John Saffle. It was an important camp ground for the section south of the French Broad River, and was much used as a training center for young