1900 - 1986Ordained 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 Number||2 A 86|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 1:14am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 653960 N 3875027|
|Decimal Degrees||35.00616667, -85.31275000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 0.37', W 85° 18.765'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 0' 22.20" N, 85° 18' 45.90" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3800-3998 Kirkland Ave, Chattanooga TN 37410, US|
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