Christ Episcopal Church, Hamilton County Nominated For National Register of Historic Places; Vote Set for Jan. 27

Thursday, January 21, 2021

Christ Episcopal Church in Hamilton County is among seven proposed nominations to the National Register of Historic Places which will be considered by The Tennessee State Review Board when they meet on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 9 a.m.  

The meeting will be held via WebEx. Information on attending the meeting remotely can be obtained by visiting the National Register webpage.

The Board will vote on seven nominations from across the state:

Laurel Springs Primitive Baptist Church - Cocke County;

Lonesome (William G. and Dicy Austin House) - Dickson County;

Christ Episcopal Church - Hamilton County; 

Twinton Fire Lookout Tower – Overton County; 

Missouri Portland Cement Terminal – Shelby County;

Memphis Overland Company - Shelby County; and

Chuck Swan Fire Lookout Tower – Union County.

Copies of draft nominations to be examined at the meeting can be found on the National Register webpage.

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 WebEx meeting.

For more information about the National Register meeting contact Rebecca Schmitt at Rebecca.schmitt@tn.gov. Visit http://tnhistoricalcommission.org to find out more about their programs. 


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