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Near Jackson in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

John Murrell

 
 
John Murrell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
1. John Murrell Marker
Inscription. 8 mi. S. lived the notorious bandit and outlaw, born 1804 in Williamson Co. Leader of the “Mystic Clan”, he fomented slave insurrections and terrorized the lower Mississippi valley for years. He died at Pikeville in 1844 after serving a prison term for slave stealing. His unsavory career has been considerably embellished through legend and fiction.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 11.)
 
Location. 35° 36.683′ N, 88° 55.977′ W. Marker is near Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Airways Boulevard (U.S. 70) and Technology Center Drive, in the median on Airways Boulevard. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson TN 38301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Port Jackson (approx. 4.5 miles away but has been reported missing); Campbell's Levee Bridge (approx. 4.6 miles away); Jackson (approx. 5.5 miles away); Carl Lee Perkins (approx. 5.5 miles away); Home of Casey Jones (approx. 5.5 miles away); Camp Beauregard
John Murrell Marker (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
2. John Murrell Marker (facing west)
(approx. 5.8 miles away); Lambuth College (approx. 6 miles away); Riverside Cemetery (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jackson.
 
Also see . . .  John Murrell (bandit). wikipedia (Submitted on March 5, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 10 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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