Church In Marion County Nominated For National Register Of Historic Places

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

The Whitwell Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Marion County is being considered for the National Register of Historic Places.  The Tennessee State Review Board will meet to examine proposed nominations on Wednesday, Sept. 19, at 9:30 a.m. at Crosstown Concourse, 1350 Concourse Ave., Memphis, TN 38104. The meeting will be held in the East Atrium on the first floor.

The Board will vote on six nominations and 1 Multiple Property Submission, including:

Historic Agricultural Resources of Bedford County, Tennessee 1805-1968 (Multiple Property Submission), Bedford County
Thompson Creek Rural Historic District, Bedford County
Hank Snow House, Davidson County
Smith-Carter House, Davidson County
Whitwell Cumberland Presbyterian Church, Marion County
Maple Grove Farm, Stewart County
Oak Grove School, Union County

Those nominations that are found to meet the criteria will be sent for final approval to the National Register of Historic Places in the Department of the Interior.

The Tennessee State Review Board is composed of 13 members with backgrounds in American history, architecture, archaeology, or related fields.  It also includes members representing the public.  The National Register program was authorized under the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966.

The public is invited to attend the meeting. For additional information on the meeting, please contact Claudette Stager at (615) 770-1089 or at Claudette.stager@tn.gov. 



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