Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Big Spring Church

Marker ID: THC 1D 10
Location: U.S. 25E, Claiborne County, 8 miles southeast of Tazewell
County: Claiborne
Waymark: None


This Baptist Church is one of the oldest church buildings in Tennessee. Drew Harrell hewed the logs and assisted the Rev. Tidence Lane to erect the building in the winter of 1795-96. Lane is buried near Whitesburg, TN.