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Georgetown in Meigs County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Hiwassee Campground

 
 
Hiwassee Campground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 21, 2014
1. Hiwassee Campground Marker
Inscription. Early 19th Century Methodist revival meetings were held 300 yds. SE on the farm of Thomas Palmer, Jr. Later, David Campbell gave 1 acres to the Hiwassee Cumberland Presbyterian Campground and Church October 1, 1844. Troops bivouacked here during the Civil War. George Anderson, James County pioneer, is buried in the Campground Cemetery 75ft. NW.
 
Erected by the Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A-78.)
 
Location. 35° 18.92′ N, 84° 58.021′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, Tennessee, in Meigs County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 60 1.3 miles north of Tennessee Route 58, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located across the street from Anderson Cemetery behind the guardrail partially in the trees. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7400 Tennessee 60, Georgetown TN 37336, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Conner Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Dr. Luther Lee Friddell (approx. 3.3 miles away); General Winfield Scott (approx. 6.7 miles away); "Orders No. 25" (approx. 6.7 miles away); "To Learn and not Forget"
Hiwassee Campground Marker Area image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 21, 2014
2. Hiwassee Campground Marker Area
(approx. 6.7 miles away); "Your Fate is Decided" (approx. 6.7 miles away); "Chains of Friendship" (approx. 6.7 miles away); "Given by the Great Spirit above" (approx. 6.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches, Etc.Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Anderson Cemetery (Across Street) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 21, 2014
3. Anderson Cemetery (Across Street)
Grave of George Anderson (Area Pioneer) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, May 21, 2014
4. Grave of George Anderson (Area Pioneer)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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