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The Pisgah Methodist Church & Cemetery are located in Jefferson County, Graham Township Section 15-4-8 EST. 1818 D.A.R. Directions Left at Deputy on Deputy Pike when going on Hwy 3. Deputy Pike is the Historic toll Road in Deputy which connects Deputy to the County Seat, Madison. Deputy Pike is a curvey scenic route along the Muskatatuck River or "Big Creek" to Deputy`s native people.
Pisgah was founded in 1818 accordind to the Historic Sites Inventory which also report that the Church Building was constructed in 1836. Adam Troutman and wife Eva sold one acre to the Trustees on Sept 16, 1837. The land is described as being in the NE1/4 Second. 15 Twp. 4N Range 8E (DB O p. 335). The Trustees were Lewis Blake, Isaac. H.Rowland, John S. Troutman, and Samuel Earhart. In a separate deed, also dated Sept. 16, 1837, John S. And Margaret Troutman sold land (DB O p. 598) to trustees, Joshua Deputy, Lewis Blake, John Stansbury, William Duffy, and Willis L. Traylor. Trustees elected May 10, 1847 were Alexander Robertson, Joshua Deputy, William Wilson and Ephraim Hartwell. (MR 1847-1849 p. 79).
Historical Information and Photos are by Ardath Blue
And was added by Duke