Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Roan's Creek Church

Marker ID: THC 4A 18
Location: On Tenn. 22 at Roans Creek Church Road, Wildersville, TN
County: Carroll
Coordinates: N 35° 50.617    W 088° 23.425
  35.84361666    -88.39041666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM167M


In July 1825, William and Mary Billingsley Holmes and daughter Polly Holmes, Christopher and Elizabeth Wood Gist, and Levi McWhirter and wife met in the grove of large oaks directly to the west and organized a Bible school. There was the beginning of the