History of the Restoration Movement


 

New Herman Church of Christ

Establish in 1830

In Southwest Bedford County, Tennessee

 

Location Of New Herman Church of Christ

From Fayetteville, Tennessee go east on Hwy 64 and then north on Hwy 50 toward Lynchburg. Turn left on Booneville Rd. Go through the little community of Booneville and dead end into Hwy 129W. Bear to the left and about 8/10 mile to New Herman Road on the right. Go out New Herman Road 3.1 mile and the church building will be on your right. 

From Lynchburg, Tennessee take Hwy 129W off of Hwy 55. Go about 4.6 miles and note a sharp turn to the right. (to the left is Booneville Rd.) Go around the bend to the right and go 8/10 mile to New Herman Road on the right. Go out New Herman Road 3.1 mile and the church building will be on your right. 

From Petersburg, Tennessee (Hwy 431) take Hwy 129E to Hwy 231 and turn right. Then turn back to the left where Hwy 129E continues. Go about 3 or 4 miles and turn left on New Herman Rd. Then 3.1 miles on the right.

While visiting the old church at New Herman and the grave of J.K. Speer, be sure to travel another 3.6 miles out New Herman Rd. to the grave of J.D. Floyd. He is buried in the Rose Bank Cemetery (on your right), in the community of Flat Creek. Go to the first entrance and as you enter, bear to the left, counting in about 12 rows, at the top of the first little rise. From the driveway it will be about 4 stones in where you'll see the "Floyd" stone which is about 4ft square in size. 

Other Preachers buried in the area include:

Thomas J. Shaw - Lynchburg
B.F. Hart - Petersburg
W.H. Dixon - Cane Creek

 

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