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Near Medina in Gibson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mount Zion

 
 
Mount Zion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, March 21, 2009
1. Mount Zion Marker
Inscription. Mount Zion Methodist Church was organized in 1832. The grandparents of Samuel Cole Williams, jurist and historian, were among the prominent citizens of Medina, Humboldt, and Old South Gibson who were buried here. Slaves were buried in the northeast corner of the cemetery.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4B 30.)
 
Location. 35° 49.062′ N, 88° 48.663′ W. Marker is near Medina, Tennessee, in Gibson County. Marker is on Mount Zion Road south of Mount Zion Gravel Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 Mount Zion Road, Medina TN 38355, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forrest's Raid (approx. 4.6 miles away); Samuel Cole Williams (approx. 5.9 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 6 miles away); Skirmish At Carroll Station (approx. 6.8 miles away); Gibson County Training School (approx. 7.1 miles away); Gibson County Training School / Polk - Clark School (approx. 7.2 miles away); a different marker also named Forrest's Raid (approx. 8.3 miles away); In Memory Of Merry Boy (approx. 10.6 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.
 
Mount Zion United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, March 21, 2009
2. Mount Zion United Methodist Church
Mount Zion Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, March 21, 2009
3. Mount Zion Cemetery
Mount Zion Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, March 21, 2009
4. Mount Zion Cemetery
 
 
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