Farragut in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Memorial for Cofounders of Campbell Station
* David Campbell donated the land for Pleasant Forest Cemetery.
David Campbell and Archibald McCaleb settled Campbell Station on March 7, 1787. By 1798 a small church and school was erected on the Colonel Campbell's land that he had give, the site of present day cemetery. He sold his real estate holdings at Campbell Station in 1823 and moved his family to Wilson County, Tennessee. He is buried in Leesville Cemetery in Wilson County.
* Believed to be buried in Pleasant Forest Cemetery (in an unmarked grave).
Archibald McCaleb was born in 1750 in the Pendleton District of South Carolina and is believed to have fought in the Revolutionary War. He was granted 350 acres of land in the Sinking Creek area. He was killed by Indians in September 1813.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is March 7, 1787.
Location. 35° 52.667′ N, 84° 9′ W. Marker is in Farragut, Tennessee, in Knox Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37934, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Archibald Roane (approx. half a mile away); Loveville (approx. half a mile away); David Glasgow Farragut (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Campbell's Station (approx. half a mile away); Admiral David Glasgow Farragut Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Campbell's Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); After the Civil War (approx. 0.7 miles away); During the Civil War (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farragut.
Also see . . . Letter of Colonel David Campbell of Campbells Station Concerning the Early History of the Station. (Submitted on April 2, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.