Headrick Chapel: Symbol of a Rural East Tennessee Community

TitleHeadrick Chapel: Symbol of a Rural East Tennessee Community
Publication TypeMagazine Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsFrye, David
MagazineSmoky Mountain Historical Society Journal and Newsletter
Issue Number4
Date Publishedwinter
SubjectsChurches, History, Religion, Wear Valley

Provides an account of the construction and history of Headrick Chapel in Wears Valley, the congregations that used it, and the Sunday school they supported for over fifty years. Features Howell Headrick, who served as Sunday school superintendent for most of those years. Includes four photographs and is followed by a reprinting of the news release that announces its listing on the National Register of Historic Places in July 2001 and a list of the contributors to building the chapel and the later belfry.


Full text is available to members of the Smoky Mountain Historical Society.