New Salem Baptist Church

New Salem Baptist Church (HM2GT7)

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N 35° 51.542', W 83° 33.234'

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Built 1886

Built as a Union church for the worship of any denomination that chose to use it.
Leaders in the church movement were Isaac Dockery, Alf McMahan, John Burden, Mrs. Addie McMahan, Mrs. Nancy Coleman and Witt McMahan.
Squire and Mrs. Bob Henderson gave land for the site of this church. The bricks were made by Isaac Dockery and his family. The church was built by the community families.
Rev. Peter Gwin was the first preacher of this church. Rev. Press Free and Capt. Mink Wynn were white ministers who came to preach during the early years of church growth.
Erected byThe Isaac Dockery Family ReunionAugust 1980
HM NumberHM2GT7
Year Placed1980
Placed ByIsaac Dockery Family Reunion
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Date Added Wednesday, May 15th, 2019 at 8:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 269389 N 3971325
Decimal Degrees35.85903333, -83.55390000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 51.542', W 83° 33.234'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 51' 32.52" N, 83° 33' 14.04" W
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