Historic Markers Across Tennessee

First United Methodist Church, Dyersburg

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Location: Troy Ave. & McGaughey St., Dyersburg, TN
County: Dyer
Coordinates: N 36° 02.087    W 089° 23.145
  36.03478333    -89.38575
Waymark: WMA4WV


Robert M. Tarrant held a courthouse revival in 1840. The first church in Dyer Co., First Methodist, grew out of this meeting. A frame church, built 1844, deteriorated from disuse during the Civil War . In 1864 a new structure at Church and Market was dedi