“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Oak Ridge in Anderson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

The Robertsville Community

The Robertsville Community Marker image. Click for full size.
By Donald Raby
1. The Robertsville Community Marker
Inscription. The Robertsville Community was settled in 1804 by Collins Roberts, who had received a 4,000-acre land grant in this region. Robertsville was one of four communities in the area that predated Oak Ridge. The community was dispersed in 1942 when the land was acquired by the federal government. The area now comprises most of the central portion of Oak Ridge.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1D 27.)
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 36° 0.769′ N, 84° 16.527′ W. Marker was in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in Anderson County. Marker could be reached from Robertsville Road. Click for map. Marker was originally located near Robertsville School. It is missing. Current status is unknown. Marker was in this post office area: Oak Ridge TN 37830, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. The Emery Road (approx. 0.6 miles away); Oak Ridge (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Scarboro Community (approx. 3.6 miles away); a different marker also named Oak Ridge (approx. 4 miles away but has been reported missing); Elza Gate (approx. 4.4 miles away); Erected in Memory of New Bethel Baptist Church (approx. 5.7 miles away); The Wheat Community (approx. 7.6 miles away); Poplar Creek Seminary (approx. 7.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Oak Ridge.
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 189 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on , by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on July 12, 2016.
Paid Advertisement