Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Cherokee Church ~ Holston Baptist Association



Marker ID: THC 1A 59
Location: at the intersection of Mayberrry Road and Tennessee Highway 81, Jonesborough, TN
County: Washington
Coordinates: N 36° 14.154    W 082° 27.77
  36.2359    -82.46283333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM5Z2N
 



Text:

Cherokee Church
Holston Baptist Association

— 0.1 mile —


This Baptist church was organized the first Saturday in September, 1783. Here, the fourth Saturday in October, 1786, Holston Association was organized with Tidence Lane moderator and William Murphy clerk. Seven churches were represented. This was the first Baptist Assoclation in Tennessee.

Erected by Tenessee Historical Commission.