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Bartlett in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Davies Manor

 
 
Davies Manor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 21, 2014
1. Davies Manor Marker
Inscription.  Built near Old Stage Road about 1807, occupied by Logan Early Davies, James Baxter Davies & their descendants for over a century. Named for Zachariah Davies, soldier of the American Revolution. In the path of both armies, 1861-65, it was the scene of a dramatic episode between Frances Anna Vaughn Davies and a Union forager in 1863.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 23.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 13.098′ N, 89° 45.036′ W. Marker was in Bartlett, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker was on Davies Plantation Road. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Memphis TN 38133, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Pleasant Hill Cemetery (approx. 2.9 miles away); Chambers Chapel United Methodist Church / Chambers Chapel Cemetery
Davies Manor image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 21, 2014
2. Davies Manor
(approx. 2.9 miles away); Dr. Greene Fort Pinkston (approx. 3.2 miles away); Gray's Creek Baptist Church (approx. 4 miles away); Old Stagecoach Inn (approx. 4 miles away); Oak Grove Baptist Church (approx. 4 miles away); Warren Chapel Pisgah Cemetery (approx. 4˝ miles away); St. Ann Catholic Church (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bartlett.
 
Davies Manor Historic Landmark image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 21, 2014
3. Davies Manor Historic Landmark
Davies Manor entrance to the Manor image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 21, 2014
4. Davies Manor entrance to the Manor
Davies Manor-National Register of Historic Places-1975 image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 21, 2014
5. Davies Manor-National Register of Historic Places-1975
Davies Manor has been placed on The National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior upon nomination by the State Historic Preservation Officer under the provisions of the National Historic Preservation act of 1966. Certified on March 19, 1975 by the Tennessee Historical Commission-marker placed by Zachariah Davies Chapter NS.DAR, Old Stage Road Society NS. SAR, Davieshire Brunswick Tennessee October 23, 1975.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 453 times since then and 31 times this year. Last updated on April 16, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 26, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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