Bear Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church

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Bear Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Bear Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church is located in Tennessee
Bear Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Bear Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church is located in the US
Bear Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Nearest city Mooresville, Tennessee
Coordinates 35°25′23″N 86°55′55″W / 35.42306°N 86.93194°W / 35.42306; -86.93194Coordinates: 35°25′23″N 86°55′55″W / 35.42306°N 86.93194°W / 35.42306; -86.93194
Area less than one acre
Built 1897
NRHP Reference # 85000667[1]
Added to NRHP March 28, 1985

Bear Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church, also known as Bear Creek Community Church, is a historic church in an isolated rural setting in Marshall County, Tennessee, near the village of Mooresville.

The Bear Creek congregation was organized in 1814.[2] Its founder, the Reverend Samuel King, was one of the founders of the Cumberland Presbyterian denomination.[3]

The church building is a brick structure in a vernacular Victorian design.[3] It was built in 1897 and dedicated in 1898.[3] It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Guide to Manuscript Materials on Microfilm : MF. 200 - MF. 299". Guide to Manuscript Materials on Microfilm. Tennessee State Library and Archives. Retrieved February 18, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Bear Creek Community Church: A Preservation Plan". RootsWeb.com.