Historic Markers Across Tennessee

New Bethel Baptist Church

Marker ID: THC 3A 100
Location: on Dickerson Road, Goodlettsville, TN
County: Davidson
Waymark: None


New Bethel Baptist Church (formerly White's Creek) was organized in 1794 six miles north of Nashville on White's Creek Pike, through the labors of Daniel Brown, Joshua White, Nathan Arnett, and Patrick Mooney. It was moved to Dickerson Road in 1837 and the name changed to New Bethel in 1854. It was one of five churches in the organization of Mero District Association, the first one in Middle Tennessee, organized in 1796.