French Broad Baptist Church | Tennessee Vacation

French Broad Baptist Church

Address: 
2117 Oak Grove Rd.
Dandridge, TN 37725
Phone: 
865-397-9054

The stained glass windows of this 1919 church
were imported from Czechoslovakia by
Colonel Swann and considered one of the
finest works in the South. When TVA made
plans to flood this area and create Douglas Lake, Mrs. Swann
wrote letters to senators and even poems to Eleanor Roosevelt to stop construction of the dam. Swann’s land was not saved,
but President Franklin D. Roosevelt provided a levee
that saved this church, which is all that remains of Oak Grove, the county’s earliest settlement.


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