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Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

William Lytle

 
 
William Lytle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 14, 2020
1. William Lytle Marker
Marker located at northwest corner of interchange.
Inscription.  A captain in the Revolutionary Army, he received for his services a large grant of land in this area. From this he donated the land on which Murfreesboro was built. His house was about 200 yards west. He is buried in the family cemetery about 50 yards west of this point.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 48.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 51.017′ N, 86° 23.995′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of Northwest Broad Street (U.S. 41) and Memorial Boulevard (Tennessee Route 96), on the right when traveling south on Northwest Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 739 NW Broad Street, Murfreesboro TN 37129, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rutherford County (within shouting distance of this marker); Murfreesborough
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Captain William Lytle (within shouting distance of this marker); Fortress Rosecrans (approx. 0.4 miles away); "Charles Egbert Craddock" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Defense of Fortress Rosecrans (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fortress Rosecrans (approx. 0.4 miles away); Soule College (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
William Lytle Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 14, 2020
2. William Lytle Marker
Entrance to Lytle family cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 14, 2020
3. Entrance to Lytle family cemetery
William Lytle gravesite image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 14, 2020
4. William Lytle gravesite
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 16, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 250 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 16, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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