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Near Troy in Obion County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Campground Cemetery

 
 
Campground Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 6, 2020
1. Campground Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Est. c 1833
Buried here families
who founded Obion County
in 1824

 
Erected 1984 by Union City Chapter, Daughters of the American Colonists.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Colonists series list.
 
Location. 36° 18.901′ N, 89° 11.83′ W. Marker is near Troy, Tennessee, in Obion County. Marker is on Campground Road ¼ mile east of Marion Thompson Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1055 Campground Rd, Troy TN 38260, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Troy (approx. 2½ miles away); Forrest's Raid (approx. 7.9 miles away); Parks Cemetery Ridge Memorial Plaza (approx. 7.9 miles away); Reelfoot — An Earthquake Lake (approx. 9.9 miles away); First Christian Church (approx.
Old Campground Cemetery sign image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 6, 2020
2. Old Campground Cemetery sign
10.7 miles away); First Monument to Unknown Confederate Dead (approx. 10.7 miles away); Titan I (approx. 10.9 miles away); LR91-AJ -3 Engine (approx. 11 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Campgroubnd Cemetery (Find a Grave). (Submitted on September 11, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 11, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 46 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 11, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
 
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Feb. 26, 2021