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Celina in Clay County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Hugh Roberts

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 4, 2020
1. Hugh Roberts Marker
Inscription.  On the knoll 400 yards to the east is the house, built between 1780 and 1782 by this Pennsylvania Quaker, who reportedly migrated here to avoid military service. At the time of its building, this territory was part of Washington District of North Carolina.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2D 14.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism ⛪, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists.
 
Location. 36° 32.653′ N, 85° 30.248′ W. Marker is in Celina, Tennessee, in Clay County. Marker is on Brown Street (State Highway 52), on the right when traveling west. The marker is located at the Clay County Museum of History. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 805 Brown Street, Celina TN 38551, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History of the Webb Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Donaldson Cemetery (within shouting distance
Hugh Roberts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 4, 2020
2. Hugh Roberts Marker
of this marker); William Hull Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clay County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clay County Veterans Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); Celina During the Civil War (approx. 0.4 miles away); Free Hill(s) Community (approx. 1.7 miles away); Dale Hollow Dam (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Celina.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 60 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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