Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Salem Church

Marker ID: THC 3A 196
Location: on Old Salem Road, Rockvale, TN
County: Rutherford
Coordinates: N 35° 48.562    W 086° 28.676
  35.80936666    -86.47793333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


In small groups known as societies, early settlers held worship services in their homes. Several months before the Tennessee Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church was organized, in 1812 the Revs. Thomas King and John Manley established the Salem Ch