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Near Petersburg in Marshall County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

John Medearis

 
 
John Medearis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 21, 2020
1. John Medearis Marker
Inscription.  Born in Essex Co., Va., Feb. 22, 1744, he served as an officer in the Revolution, besides making substantial financial contributions to the cause. At the war's end, instead of reimbursement, he accepted a large grant in this area, naming his holdings “Liberty,” saying this alone was worth his contribution.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3G 12.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 35° 23.106′ N, 86° 38.796′ W. Marker is near Petersburg, Tennessee, in Marshall County. Marker is on Liberty Valley Road 0.4 miles south of Emmet Pickle Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3572 Liberty Valley Road, Petersburg TN 37144, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. King's Mountain Messenger (approx. 4˝ miles away); Lincoln County / Marshall County (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Kings Mountain Messenger (approx. 5.6
John Medearis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 21, 2020
2. John Medearis Marker
miles away); Farmington Engagement (approx. 8.3 miles away); Farmington Confederate Memorial (approx. 8.4 miles away); Abner Houston Cabin (approx. 9.1 miles away); Revolutionary War Patriots of Marshall County, Tennessee (approx. 9.1 miles away); Polk's Law Office (approx. 9.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
 
John Medearis House image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, November 21, 2020
3. John Medearis House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 21 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 21, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
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