Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Tidence Lane ~ 1724-1806



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Location: on Whiteburg Pike, north of Whitesburg, TN
County: Hamblen
Coordinates: N 36° 16.688    W 083° 08.919
  36.27813333    -83.14865
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM6C4N
 



Text:

Tidence Lane was pastor of the first church in Tennessee, Buffalo Ridge Baptist Church in Washington County, in 1778. He also organized Bent Creek, now Whitesburg Baptist Church in 1785 and was first moderator of the first Baptist Association, Holston, in 1786. He and six of his sons fought in the Revolutionary War.