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William Nelson Home - 1A 75 - Johnson City
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 36° 18.901 W 082° 22.465
17S E 376617 N 4019766
Quick Description: The home of William Nelson served as an early Methodist meeting place.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 11/16/2008 3:41:19 AM
Waymark Code: WM55TN
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 18

Long Description:
Sign text: 1 mi. N. was the home of William Nelson. A native of Virginia, he was one of the earliest settlers in this region and served in the Revolutionary War. Francis Asbury, early Methodist bishop, held annual conferences here in 1793, 1796, and 1797. Asbury called Nelson's house "An ancient home of Methodists and Methodist preaching."
Marker Name: William Nelson Home

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number: 1A 75

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission


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