Sallie A Crenshaw

Sallie A Crenshaw (HMYVQ)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37410 Hamilton County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 0.37', W 85° 18.765'

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1900 - 1986

Ordained in 1936, Sallie Crenshaw was the first black female minister in the East Tennessee Methodist Conference. Returning to Chattanooga after working as a missionary among Negro miners in West Virginia, she was appalled by the number of black children left alone without day care. In 1947, she established the St. Elmo Mission, which was renamed in her honor in 1983. In 1986, the Bethlehem Center was renamed the Sallie Crenshaw Bethlehem Center.
Marker Number2 A 86
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 1:14am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 653960 N 3875027
Decimal Degrees35.00616667, -85.31275000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 0.37', W 85° 18.765'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 0' 22.20" N, 85° 18' 45.90" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3800-3998 Kirkland Ave, Chattanooga TN 37410, US
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