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Paris in Henry County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Paris City Cemetery

 
 
Paris City Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 6, 2020
1. Paris City Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Wrought iron section removed
from
the original court house lawn in 1894
and installed on the Ruff Street side

North, east and south sides
installed in 1972

Wrought iron section completed 1999

Funded by
Paris City Cemetery Association

 
Erected 1999 by Captain Charles Barham Chapter, Tennessee Society Colonial Dames XVII Century.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureCemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the The Colonial Dames XVII Century, National Society series list.
 
Location. 36° 18.212′ N, 88° 19.399′ W. Marker is in Paris, Tennessee, in Henry County. Marker is on East Ruff Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 299 East Ruff Street, Paris TN 38242, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Slave (here, next to this marker); James Davis Porter (here, next to this marker); John Wesley Crockett (a few steps from this marker);
Paris City Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 6, 2020
2. Paris City Cemetery Marker
David Edward Jackson (a few steps from this marker); Edwin Wiley Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); John DeWitt Clinton Atkins (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry County Courthouse (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Soldiers (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
 
An additional Marker on nearby gatepost image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 6, 2020
3. An additional Marker on nearby gatepost
Iron posts from original site of John Wesley Crockett home
Later home of W.T. 'Ped' Porter
Paris City Cemetery entrance image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 6, 2020
4. Paris City Cemetery entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 54 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 9, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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