Historic Markers Across Tennessee



New Hope Meeting



Marker ID: THC 1C 26
Location: U. S. 11 E Bypass, Greene County, 1.5 miles west of Chuckey
County: Greene
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Waymark: None
 



Text:

About 2 miles N., beside Ripley Creek, this Quaker meeting was organized, Feb. 28, 1795, by settlers from Pennsylvania and North Carolina. Among its founders were Samuel Ellis, Clerk; Samuel Frazier, Recorder; Benjamin Iddings, Ellis Ellis, Elilhu Swain a