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McKenzie in Carroll County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

James Monroe McKenzie

1818 - 1873

 
 
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By Ken Smith, February 3, 2012
1. James Monroe McKenzie Marker
Inscription. James Monroe McKenzie, entrepreneur and philanthropist, was born in February 12, 1818. In 1860 he donated land for the depot and freight office where the Nashville and Northwestern Railroad crossed the Memphis and Ohio Railroad, resulting in the town being named McKenzie. He gave land for Bethel College in 1872 and for the Masonic Lodge. McKenzie died on October 9, 1873.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4A 46.)
 
Location. 36° 7.916′ N, 88° 31.07′ W. Marker is in McKenzie, Tennessee, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Cedar Street (Tennessee Route 124) and Broadway Street, on the left when traveling west on Cedar Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2331 Cedar Street, Mc Kenzie TN 38201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McKenzie's Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Bethel College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Harris-Collier-Holland Farm (approx. one mile away); Forrest's Raid (approx. 1.1 miles away); Webb School (approx. 1.6 miles
James Monroe McKenzie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 3, 2012
2. James Monroe McKenzie Marker
away); Clear Lake (approx. 1.8 miles away); Christmasville (approx. 6.8 miles away); Hillsman House (approx. 9.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in McKenzie.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
James Monroe McKenzie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 3, 2012
3. James Monroe McKenzie Marker
 
 
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