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TENNESSEE-
OLIVER SPRINGS
, TN- 5/21/98

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HISTORY of OLIVER SPRINGS
The town was originally called Winter's Gap
The name was changed to Oliver's
The post office in Oliver was established with Richard Oliver as postmaster in 1826
The post office was closed in September 1866 and reopened as Oliver Springs in November 1866
Moses Winter was one of the first settlers of the area
Joseph Estabrook, President of the East Tennessee retired to the area in 1850
Joseph and Ann Richards and their family came from Pennsylvania and settled in the area about 1880

 

CHURCHES in OLIVER SPRINGS
Founded 1946
Basement Constructed 1957
Sanctuary Constructed 1960
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Founded May 15, 1910
Building erected 1964
Community Baptist Church Cove Road Primary Baptist Church Little Leaf Bay Baptist Church
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No Name Church No Name Church Oliver Springs Church of Christ
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Established 1964
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Oliver Springs United Methodist Church Tuppertown Missionary Baptist Church   Word of Life Worship Center

 

SCHOOLS in OLIVER SPRINGS
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Norwood Elementary School Norwood Middle School

 

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