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attract.gif (260 bytes)ATTRACTIONS of MORGAN COUNTY

Oakdale Bridge (22M)

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Bicycle Route (Oakdale Loop) (16M) This should be considered an extreme challenge route
Extreme hills will be encountered
Only very fit riders should attempt route
All roads are paved
Great scenery all the way
White water creek crossings
Deep woods
Much of loop follows creeks
Good mountain and valley scenery

edm166.gif (328 bytes)HIGHER EDUCATION of MORGAN COUNTY

University Of Tennessee University Farm Rd Hwy 62
Petros

highways.gif (265 bytes)HIGHWAYS of MORGAN COUNTY

U S Highways
27
State Highways
29, 52, 61, 62, 116, 236, 299

historical.gif (461 bytes)HISTORY of MORGAN COUNTY

Established 1817
Organized February 9, 1818
Wartburg is county seat
County formed from part of Roane County

HISTORICAL SOCIETIES of MORGAN COUNTY

Morgan County Genealogical and Historical Society PO Box 684
Wartburg(37887)

PEOPLE of MORGAN COUNTY

Brigadier General Daniel Morgan County named for Brigadier General Daniel Morgan
Born 1736
Served in the French and Indian War at Quebec
Was second in command to General Benedict Arnold
Fought in southern campaigns in the Revolutionary War
Died 1802

CHURCHES of MORGAN COUNTY

Annadell Baptist Church
Hwy 27
Cemetery Rd
Beech Fork Holiness Church
Hwy 62, Beech Fork Rd
Bethel Island Ford Community Church (92M)
Island Ford Rd
Bethel Primitive Baptist (37M)
Deer Lodge
Bible Baptist Church
201 Montgomery Rd
Lancing
Big Mountain Baptist Church
Hwy 62
Oliver Springs
Caney Branch Missionary Baptist Church
Caney Branch Rd
Hwy 27 to Gobey Rd
Chestnut Ridge Community Chapel (94M)
Hwy 62
Chestnut Ridge
Covington Baptist Church
Armes Chapel Rd
Mossy Grove
Deer Lodge First Baptist (28M)
Deer Lodge
Deer Lodge Congregational Church (32M)
Deer Lodge
Elizabeth Baptist Church
Elizabeth Church Rd
Gobey
Fairview Baptist Church
Hwy 62
West of Genesis Rd
Faith Church of God
Hwy 62
Stephens
Fellowship Baptist Church
Hwy 27
Mossy Grove
Fellowship Independent Missionary Baptist Church
Hwy 62
Oliver Springs
First Baptist (85M) Flat Rock Primitive Baptist Church
Hwy 62
Chestnut Ridge
Frankfort Community Church
Genesis Rd
Friends Chapel Missionary Baptist (24M)
Hwy 62
Chestnut Ridge
Greenwood Chapel Freewill Baptist (41M)
Gatewood Ford Rd
Glades
High Point Freewill Baptist (93M)
Hwy 62
Chestnut Ridge
 Hillview Baptist (23M)
Hwy 62
Chestnut Ridge
Lutheran Church (10M)
Camp Austin, TN
Macedonia Primitive Baptist Church
Macedonia Rd
Gobey
Meister Memorial Seventh Day Adventist (39M)
Meister Hills Rd
Middle Creek Baptist Church
Hwy 62
Oliver Springs
Mossy Grove Primitive Baptist Church
Mossy Grove Rd
Mt Vernon United Methodist (44M)
Burrville
Mt Zion Primitive Baptist (91M)
Mill Creek
New Life Apostolic Church
Hwy 27
Mossy Grove
No Name Church/Todd Yoder Memorial Center (43M) Oak Grove Freewill and Independent Church
Hwy 62
West of Lancing
Pleasant Green Church of the Nazarene (27M)
Twin Bridge Rd
Deer Lodge
St Paul Lutheran Church
222 Church St
Wartburg, TN 37887
Organized 12/31/1846
Email:stpaulluthrn@highland.net
Stephens Baptist Church
Hwy 62
Stephens
Unbright Methodist (83M) Union Grove Baptist Church (42M)
Union Church Rd
Glades
Victory Baptist Church
Hwy 62
Stephens
White Oak Missionary Baptist (9M)    

POST OFFICES of MORGAN COUNTY

Anderson Cross Roads Opened: September 20, 1833 Closed: September 26, 1836
Annadel Opened: December 6, 1880 Closed: February 29, 1936
Big Mountain Opened: May 8, 1890 Closed: July 28, 1894
Blue Gem Opened: February 27, 1904 Closed: February 29, 1916
Brewstertown Opened: October 1, 1929 Closed: March 15, 1937
Bucklick Opened: March 5, 1892 Closed: March 31, 1909
Burrville Opened: August 14, 1890 Closed: Operating
Living Springs Opened: September 28, 1838 Closed: April 22, 1839
Longevity Opened: August 15, 1877 Closed: December 6, 1880
Longview Opened: May 8, 1841 Closed: April 3, 1847
Opened: February 6, 1850 Closed: April 15, 1859
Melrose Opened: November 28, 1892 Closed: June 29, 1895
Opened: February 11, 1896 Closed: July 15, 1910
Mill Creek Opened: May 21, 1878 Closed: January 31, 1913
Montgomery Opened: August 15, 1856 Closed: July 29, 1890
Opened: February 13, 1890 Closed: January 23, 1894
Morgan Opened: March 30, 1826 Closed: March 6, 1866
Morgan Old C.H. Opened: March 24, 1826 Closed: est ca 1827
Nemo Opened: March 12, 1880 Closed: July 14, 1895
Oakdale Opened: August 23, 1898 Closed: Operating
Obed Opened: August 16, 1894 Closed: January 31, 1914
Owl Hill Opened: November 13, 1855 Closed: September 22, 1866
Petros Opened: December 4, 1895 Closed: Operating
Pilot Mountain Opened: March 2, 1892 Closed: September 26, 1918
Pine Top Opened: July 3, 1856 Closed: September 22, 1866
Opened: November 9, 1866 Closed: December 9, 1868
Rose Opened: April 30, 1894 Closed: October 1, 1929
Roslin Opened: June 26, 1895 Closed: April 2, 1903
Rugby Opened: October 25, 1880 Closed: September 30, 1959
Rrs Ridge Opened: January 24, 1840 Closed: September 29, 1843
Sagefield Opened: September 5, 1854 Closed: September 22, 1866
Shadeland Opened: May 8, 1902 Closed: July 31, 1920
Skates Opened: August 6, 1895 Closed: July 15, 1918
Skene Opened: September 29, 1881 Closed: August 14, 1890
Stapelton Opened: December 9, 1868 Closed: May 6, 1880
Stephens Opened: February 3, 1912 Closed: September 18, 1915
Stowers Opened: July 24, 1885 Closed: June 30, 1924
Sunbright Opened: May 6, 1880 Closed: Operating
Tavern Opened: June 28, 1895 Closed: March 31, 1909
Toomey's Grove Opened: September 17, 1878 Closed: April 25, 1879
Wartburg Opened: March 6, 1866 Closed: August 15, 1866
Wartburgh Opened: July 29, 1870 Closed: Operating
Whetstone Opened: April 28, 1873 Closed: March 11, 1874
Opened: May 17, 1883 Closed: February 29, 1908
Yellow Creek Opened: November 13, 1855 Closed: April 7, 1856

 parks.gif (323 bytes)PARKS of MORGAN COUNTY

Frozen Head State Park Off Hwy 62
11,869 acre park
Area named for a 3,324 foot peak in the Cumberland Mountains
The peak is often covered with ice and snow
ACCOMMODATIONS
Tent Camping (20 sites)
Back Country Camping
INDOOR ACTIVITIES
Camp Store
Gift Shop
Snack Bar
OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
Hiking (50 miles of trails)
Picnic Area
Playground
WATER ACTIVITIES
Fishing
Obed Wild & Scenic River
Popular with whitewater enthusiasts during rainy season
Wilderness area is administered by the National Park Service
Visitor Center has museum exhibits and information
Free
Cherokee National Forest
232,778 acres of the Cherokee National Forest are in the Northeast Tennessee region
Hiking, camping, hunting, and fishing
A self guided auto tour of Unaka Mountain is an option

stats.gif (215 bytes)STATISTICS for MORGAN COUNTY

SIZE of MORGAN COUNTY
Square Miles 522
Miles of City Streets   15.77
Miles of County Road 472.95

 

 

 


COALFIELD, Tennessee


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LIBRARY of COALFIELD

Coalfield Library Click here to visit

historical.gif (461 bytes)HISTORY of COALFIELD

Name Coalfield was adopted when mines began operating and shipping coal around 1900
Rio Post Office established  before the Civil War
Coal mined extensively from the late 19th century, and continues to the present time on a reduced scale
Harriman & Northeastern Railroad  built to Coalfield in 1890-1891
Built on through Stephens to Petros late 1890s
Timber and farm products also shipped

CHURCHES of COALFIELD

Coalfield Seventh-day Adventist Church
129 Guy Jones Rd
Click here to visit
Coal Hill Missionary Baptist Church
Coall Hill Road
Corbin Hill Baptist Church
Highway 62
Family Worship Center
Stephens (Knox Hwy)
Love of God Ministries
633 Walls Cir O.S.
Middle Creek Baptist
6455 Knoxville Hwy
Mt. Carmel Cumberland Presbyterian Church
Hwy 62
New Fairview Baptist
138 Fairview Cir
Pleasant Grove Baptist Church
1306 Fairview Rd

CEMETERIES of COALFIELD

Adcock/Adcox Cates Cemetery Davis Cemetery Estes Cemetery

SCHOOLS of COALFIELD

Coalfield School P.O. Box 98
1720 Coal Hill Road
Coalfield, TN 37719
Click here to visit

 

 

 


LANCING, Tennessee

 

CHURCHES of LANCING

Adams Hill Baptist Church (25M)
Twin Bridge Rd
Lancing
Bethel Primitive Baptist Church
Hwy 62
West of Lancing
Clear Creek Baptist Church
Clear Creek Rd
Lancing
Faith Missionary Baptist Church
Hwy 62
Lancing
Lancing Presbyterian Church
Shady Grove Road
Lancing
New Vision Church
Nelson Road
Lancing
Potters Chapel Baptist Church
Potters Chapel Rd
Lancing
Saint Ann Catholic Church
Ridge Rd
Lancing
Shady Grove Baptist Church
Shady Grove Road
Lancing

 

 

 


OAKDALE, Tennessee

historical.gif (461 bytes)HISTORY of OAKDALE

Once known as Honeycutt
Incorporated in 1911

SCHOOLS of OAKDALE

Oakdale School Click here to visit

CHURCHES of OAKDALE

Boswell Chapel Baptist Church
Highway 328
Oakdale
Crab Orchard Baptist Church( 6M)
Crab Orchard Cemetery Rd
Oakdale
Oakdale First Baptist Church(15M)
Oakdale
Oakdale United Methodist (17M) Oakdale West Side Baptist (21M) Piney Baptist Church(12M)
Piney Church Road, Oakdale
Pine Orchard Missionary Baptist ( 4M)
Hwy 299
Oakdale
Gym & playground across street
Rankin Chapel Baptist Church( 5M)
Oakdale
St Paul Lutheran Church
Camp Austin Rd
Oakdale
United Methodist Church
Oakdale
White Oak Baptist Church
White Oak Road
Oakdale
 

 

 

 


PETROS, Tennessee

CHURCHES of PETROS

First Baptist Church of Petros
Main St
Petros
Union Baptist Church
Hwy 62
Petros
United Methodist Church
School House Hill
Petros, Tennessee

 

 

 


RUGBY, Tennessee

attract.gif (260 bytes)ATTRACTIONS of RUGBY

Christ Church Episcopal
Organized by Right Reverend Charles Todd Quintard, opened Oct. 5, 1880
Colditz Cove
Lies between Rugby and Allardt
Consists of 75 acres
Kingstone Lisle
Built as the summer home of Thomas Hughes
Laurel Dale Cemetery
Donated by Board of Aid, first person to be buried was a little child
Percy Cottage
Historic reconstruction of the original built by Henry Kimber in 1881
Pioneer Cottage
First frame structure in town
R.M. Brooks General Store
Constructed in 1930
Rugby Printing Works
Published first issue of Rugbeian newspaper in January 1881
Rugby Schoolhouse
Constructed in 1880
Historic Rugby

historical.gif (461 bytes)HISTORY of RUGBY

Rugby/Historic British Colony State
Hwy 52
A rural English colony
Founded by author Thomas Hughes in the 1880s
Thomas Hughes  died in England in 1896
Four of seventeen original buildings open to public
Hughes Public Library (still standing) unchanged since October 5, 1882, containing 7,000 original volumes
Church services are still held at the Christ Church, Episcopal, built in 1887
Home style cooking is served at the Harrow Road Cafe
Unique accommodations are available at Pioneer Cottage and Newbury House Inn
Shop for traditional crafts and other unusual wares at the Rugby Commissary
Open daily March through November
Admission charged

CHURCHES of RUGBY

Brewstertown Church of God (49M)
Brewerstown Rd
Rugby
Christ Church Episcopal(63M)
Hwy 52
Rugby
Pleasant Home Separate(75M)
Baptist in Christ Church
Hwy 52
Rugby
   

 

 

 


SUNBRIGHT, Tennessee

 

CHURCHES of SUNBRIGHT

Byrd Church
Coon Hollow Road
Sunbright
Caribbean College of the Bible International
Highway 27
Sunbright
Church of God of Prophecy (87M)
Sunbright
First Baptist Church of Sunbright
Highway 27
Heritage Baptist Church
Highway 27
Pea Ridge Rd
Sunbright
Midway Baptist (76M)
Hwy 27
Sunbright
Pilot Mountain Missionary Baptist Church
Hwy 27
Sunbright
Pilot Mountain Old Fashioned Independent Missionary Baptist Church
Hwy 27
Sunbright
Pleasant Ridge Missionary Baptist Church
Burrville Road
Sunbright
Stringfield Chapel Baptist Church
Pea Ridge Road
Sunbright
Sunbright Christian Center
Highway 27
Sunbright Methodist Church
Highway 27
Sunbright
White Oak Chapel
Mill Creek Road
Sunbright
   

 

 

 


WARTBURG, Tennessee

attract.gif (260 bytes)ATTRACTIONS of WARTBURG

Tanner's Cafe & Sundries Oldest General Store in Wartburg that is still open
Since 1900's
Still works the old way

library.gif (337 bytes)LIBRARY of WARTBURG

Wartburg Public Library 514 Spring St
Wartburg
visit

historical.gif (461 bytes)HISTORY of WARTBURG

Incorporated in 1968
Morgan County Genealogical and Historical Society
PO Box 684
Wartburg(37887)

CHURCHES of WARTBURG

Armes Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
Armes Chapel Rd
Wartburg
Calvary Baptist Church
Red Kap Rd
Wartburg
Catoosa Baptist Church
Catoosa Rd
Wartburg
First Baptist Church of Wartburg
Maiden Street
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses
Petit Lane
Wartburg
Liberty Baptist Church
Hwy 62
Wartburg
Lighthouse Baptist Church
Longview Rd
Wartburg
Meadow View Baptist Church
Hwy 62
Wartburg
St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church
Church Street
Wartburg
Star of Hope Chapel
Flat Fork Rd
Wartburg
Wartburg Church of Christ
Old Mill Rd
Wartburg
Wartburg Church of the Nazarene
Green St
Wartburg
Wartburg Presbyterian Church
Kingston St
Wartburg

sdays.gif (288 bytes)SPECIAL EVENTS of WARTBURG

Tennessee Paddle Festival for the Obed A whitewater festival to benefit the Obed Wild & Scenic River

stats.gif (215 bytes)STATISTICS for WARTBURG

POPULATION of WARTBURG
1970 541
1980 761
1990 932
LOCATION CODES for WARTBURG
Zip 37887

 

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