Miners' Circle Cemetery
The Cross Mountain miners lived and worked together as equals and remain so in death. Their headstones say they are "gone but not forgotten", claims which are validated by listing of the site on the National Register of Historic Places.
Erected by Coal Creek Watershed Foundation.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Disasters • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Coal Creek Watershed Foundation series list.
Location. 36° 10.3′ N, 84° 11.267′ W. Marker is in Briceville, Tennessee, in Anderson County. Marker is at the intersection of Briceville Highway (Tennessee Route 116) and
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welsh in Coal Creek (approx. half a mile away); "The Coal Creek War" (approx. half a mile away); Legacy of Condy Harmon (approx. half a mile away); Cross Mountain Disaster (approx. half a mile away); Briceville Church (approx. half a mile away); Fraterville Disaster (approx. 2.6 miles away); Itinerant Miners' Cemetery (approx. 2.6 miles away); Village of Brothers (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Briceville.
Also see . . .
1. Cross Mountain Mine Disaster and Rescue. (Submitted on April 1, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. For One More Breath: The Fraterville Mine Disaster. (Submitted on April 4, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 6, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 1, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 293 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 1, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.