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Site of Original Land Grant by John Roper Branner

 
 
Site of Original Land Grant by John Roper Branner Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2017
1. Site of Original Land Grant by John Roper Branner Marker
Inscription.  For Black Methodist Episcopal Church, School, and Cemetery. Deeded 1867 to Trustees:
John Roper • Jacob Branner • Joseph Peck • William Houston • Richard Dan
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1867.
 
Location. 36° 7.066′ N, 83° 28.668′ W. Marker is in Jefferson City, Tennessee, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Hicks Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jefferson City TN 37760, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carson - Newman College (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sarah Swann Hall (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mossy Creek Engagement (approx. one mile away); Battle of Mossy Creek (approx. one mile away); Mossy Creek Bank (approx. one mile away); Interior Mossy Creek Bank (approx. one mile away); Mossy Creek / Jefferson City Train Depot (approx. one mile away); Main Street (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jefferson City.
 
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Site of Original Land Grant by John Roper Branner Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2017
2. Site of Original Land Grant by John Roper Branner Marker
Site of Slave Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, September 4, 2017
3. Site of Slave Cemetery
John Roper Branner image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse
4. John Roper Branner
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 4, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 353 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 4, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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