The Log Church - Fellowship Park - Blountville, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 36° 32.022 W 082° 19.450
17S E 381461 N 4043961
Quick Description: 1700's log church moved from Mountain City, TN to Elizabethton, TN to Blountville, TN
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 3/30/2009 2:47:03 AM
Waymark Code: WM642X
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Crystal Sound
Views: 7

Long Description:
Per the information sign and below website link: "The historic log structure from the late 1700s was built in an area possibly known as Sapling Grove in Johnson County, Mountain City, Tn. In the late 1950's it was moved to Elizabethton where it was part of a tourist attraction which included a house that belonged to Andrew Johnson (seventeenth president of the United States). The church was purchased and donated to First Baptist by JoAnn Steele in memory of her husband, John H. Steele.
It was relocated to Fellowship Park after spending a year in her barn. JoAnn has been the driving force of "re-creating" this historic church. In features antique handmade pews and handmade furniture from the Steele family. The doors were made from wood removed from their barn which over a hundred years old. The floors came from trees cut and sawed on their farm by her husband. Most of the hardware is original and made by a blacksmith."

The original location coords are for the "welcome to town" geocache in Mountain City, TN since I could not find a "Sapling Grove" area on Google, Yahoo, or atopo map.

Original Location: N 36° 28.026 W 082° 48.262

How it was moved: Disassembled

Type of move: City to City

Building Status: Private

Related Website: [Web Link]

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