1905 - St John's Episcopal Church - Johnson City, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 36° 19.242 W 082° 21.293
17S E 378380 N 4020371
Quick Description: Simple dated stone under stained glass window stating St. Johns Church AD 1905
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 4/16/2009 6:33:18 PM
Waymark Code: WM67AH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
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Long Description:
The Nolichuckey River, which runs outside of Johnson City, TN, is rich in history as well as resources. For more than 100 years, the riverbed has been a source of "river rock," which is an indigenous stone used for building in the area. Dating back as far as 1902, the material was used to clad the entire exterior facade of St. John's Episcopal Church in downtown Johnson City, which opened its doors in 1904. More recently, the river rock was quarried from the same location to be used for an addition to the landmark church. Reference highbeam.com (full article is available after signing up for 7-day trial, but you have to pay full price for the membership - and then cancel promptly - NO WAY!)
Year of construction: 1905

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Full inscription:
St. Johns Church AD 1905

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