Missionary Baptist Church - Cades Cove, Tennessee, USA.
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N 35° 36.476 W 083° 49.575
17S E 243988 N 3944142
Quick Description: A small remote, Baptist Church with a graveyard containing over 80 internments dating from the late 1800's to the present day. Cades Cove Missionary Baptist Church, is located within the Smokey Mountains National Park, Tennessee.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 4/23/2015 4:28:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMNR54
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team
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Long Description:
The Baptist missionary church was founded in 1829 but this building was erected in 1915. The church is now preserved as a historic building, but services can be held, by arrangement with the National Parks.

"The Church ceased to meet during the Civil War, but resumed after the War, but without members who had been confederate sympathisers. This building dates from 1915. The church closed in 1944." Text source: National Park publication #490025 'Cades Cove Tour'

The Cades Cove Missionary Baptist Church. The Cades Cove Missionary Baptist Church is the third church encountered while driving the Cades Cove Loop Road.
The loop road is a scenic drive, 11 miles (one way only) single track road, within the Smokey Mountains National Park. 25 miles from Gatlinburg, Tennessee.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 1/1/1915

Age of Church building determined by?: Other reliable source

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Baptist

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: From: 10:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

Street address of Church:
Cades Cove, Smokey Mountains National Park, Tennessee, USA.


Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Not listed

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: Not Listed

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