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Morristown in Hamblen County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Morris Cemetery

 
 
Morristown Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, January 17, 2015
1. Morristown Cemetery Marker
Inscription. A few yards east is the family graveyard of the founders of Morristown. In 1787, Gideon, Daniel and Absalom Morris, formerly of the Watauga Settlement, received grants in this area, from which Gideon deeded the land on which the town was built.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B42.)
 
Location. 36° 12.482′ N, 83° 17.333′ W. Marker is in Morristown, Tennessee, in Hamblen County. Marker is at the intersection of Cumberland Street and Louise Aveue, on the left when traveling north on Cumberland Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown TN 37813, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Caught in the Crossfire (approx. 0.6 miles away); Morristown College (approx. one mile away); Erected in Memory of the 22 Hamblen County Boys Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the World War (approx. 1.4 miles away); Crockett Tavern (approx. 1.5 miles away); Return From Kentucky (approx. 3.1 miles away); Dewitt Clinton Senter (approx. 3.5 miles away); Colonel Robert McFarland (approx. 3.6 miles away); Bethesda Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Morristown.
 
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Morristown Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, January 17, 2015
2. Morristown Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 15 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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