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Holston Baptist Association



The Holston Baptist Association was the first permanent association in Tennessee and was organized on October 30, 1786, at Cherokee Creek Meeting House, Washington County. Buffalo Ridge and Sinking Creek churches were represented in the association in October 1787. Tidence Lane was the first moderator of the Holston Association. The Holston Association was split on December 25, 1802 to form the Tennessee Association.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Holston Baptist Association Collection

Identifier: AppMs-0048
Scope and Contents

The collection includes the minutes of association for the Holston Baptist Association meetings from the mid 1800s to 1904.

Dates: 1849-1913, undated