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Centerville in Hickman County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Edwin Hickman

 
 
Edwin Hickman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 19, 2020
1. Edwin Hickman Marker
Inscription.  This pioneer is buried under an ancient poplar 400 yds. S.E. While returning to the Cumberland Settlements from a surveying trip, with James Robertson, Robert Weakley, J. Smith, Richard Shaffer and John Garner, he was killed by Indians from ambush near the site of the grave, April, 1791.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 10.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1791.
 
Location. 35° 47.103′ N, 87° 27.385′ W. Marker is in Centerville, Tennessee, in Hickman County. Marker is at the intersection of North Central Avenue (State Highway 100) and Huddleston Road, on the right when traveling east on North Central Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Centerville TN 37033, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Centerville Church of Christ Bell Tower in memory of Paul Rogers (approx. half a mile away);
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Hickman County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hickman County Courthouse (approx. ¾ mile away); Minnie Pearl (approx. ¾ mile away); Beth Slater Whitson (approx. 5.3 miles away); Grace Baxter Thompson (approx. 5½ miles away); The Nunnelly Family Memorial Garden (approx. 5½ miles away); First County Seat (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Centerville.
 
Edwin Hickman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 19, 2020
2. Edwin Hickman Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 343 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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