1875-2002Originated in 1875, St. Marks was the first black Presbyterian Church in Rogersville. Formerly located in the Tenth Civil District, now McKinney Avenue, the church moved to the corner of Kyle and Hasson Street in 1912. The Reverend William H. Franklin, founder and pastor, served St. Marks and Swift Memorial College. Buried on the Swift campus, in 1898, Dr. Franklin received an honorary doctorate from Maryville College. The church ministered to the Swift's facility, students, and community.
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|Marker Number||1B 66|
|Placed By||Tennesse Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 9:02am PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 319935 N 4031041|
|Decimal Degrees||36.40768333, -83.00815000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 24.461', W 83° 0.489'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 24' 27.66" N, 83° 0' 29.34" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||423, 615|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 101-199 W Kyle St, Rogersville TN 37857, US|
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