Briceville Church Historical

Briceville Church Historical (HM1XK3)

Location: Briceville, TN 37710 Anderson County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 10.683', W 84° 10.967'

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Built in 1888 by Welsh coal miners, the church and its cemetery are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Miners who fought the Tennessee National Guard over the use of convict labor during the Coal Creek War and the church was a temporary jail for captured miners in 1892.

Twenty-two of the 300 miners killed in the 1902 Fraterville Mine explosion and the 1911 Cross Mountain Mine explosion are buried here. Before he suffocated in the Cross Mountain Mine, Eugene Ault left a farewell message on a barricade wall, which is inscribed on his headstone near the rear of the cemetery.
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HM NumberHM1XK3
Placed ByCoal Creek Watershed Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, March 28th, 2017 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 753368 N 4007375
Decimal Degrees36.17805000, -84.18278333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 10.683', W 84° 10.967'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 10' 40.98" N, 84° 10' 58.02" W
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Area Code(s)865, 423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1305-1311 TN-116, Briceville TN 37710, US
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