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Title Cool Springs Baptist Church, Bldg #396
Title Note old building
Date 1940
Description Cool Springs Baptist Church in E.B. Jeffress Park near milepost 272.5, section 2E on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters, circa 1941.
Commentary Found in the Jessie Brown Homestead, the Cool Springs Baptist Church was relocated to its current location by the National Park Service. It originally stood at the Tompkins Knob overlook before being reconstructed and moved to the Jessie Brown Homestead.
Location Location Name: E.B. Jeffress Park
Parkway Milepost: 272.0
Latitude: 36.2416667
Longitude: -81.4833333
Tags Brown, Jesse
Church buildings
Cool Spring Baptist Church (N.C.)
E.B. Jeffress Park (N.C.)
Tomkins Knob (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway