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Stanton in Haywood County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Stanton

 
 
Stanton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
1. Stanton Marker
Inscription. The town of Stanton was established c.1856 with the coming of the Memphis & Ohio Railroad. J.B. Stanton on whose land part of the town was built is credited as the town founder. Most of the town of Wesley moved to Stanton to be on the R.R. After the War Between the States, a number of businesses were started. Today, Stanton not only retains many of its 19th century homes but also is planning for the future.
 
Erected 2008 by Leadership Class 2008 and Haywood Co. Historical Society.
 
Location. 35° 27.731′ N, 89° 24.181′ W. Marker is in Stanton, Tennessee, in Haywood County. Marker is on Main Street (2nd Avenue) west of Oak Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 49 Main Street, Stanton TN 38069, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stanton Masonic Lodge And School (approx. mile away); Wesley (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bradford's Landing (approx. 5.2 miles away); Dancyville United Methodist Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Burchett Douglass (approx. 7.2 miles away); James K. Polk / James C. Jones
Stanton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
2. Stanton Marker
(approx. 7.3 miles away); Trinity In The Fields (approx. 7.8 miles away); Cypress-Davis Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 10.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stanton.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 338 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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