Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Boone's Creek Church

Marker ID: THC 1A 56
Location: at the intersection of Boones Creek Road and N Roan Street (Tennessee Highway 36) on Boones Creek Road, Johnson City, TN
County: Washington
Coordinates: N 36° 23.375    W 082° 24.657
  36.38958333    -82.41095
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM55NJ


About 1 1/2 miles southwest, this Christian church was organized 1825 by Rev. Jas. Miler. Here, Aug. 17, 1829, was held the first recorded conference of Christian churches in East Tennessee. Other elders present were Jeriel Dodge, Robt. M. Shankland, Jno. Wallace, and Wm. Slaughter. They reported 472 members in East Tennessee and southwest Virginia.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.