Athens in McMinn County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Free Hill A Forgotten Community
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 114.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
Location. 35° 27.082′ N, 84° 35.791′ W. Marker is in Athens, Tennessee, in McMinn County. Marker is on Knoxville Avenue south of Stiles Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 205 Knoxville Avenue, Athens TN 37303, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other St. Mark A.M.E. Zion, Free Hill (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First United Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Nocatula Legend (approx. 0.4 miles away); Petty-Manker Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tennessee Wesleyan College (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Athens (approx. half a mile away); Samuel Cleage (approx. half a mile away); McMinn County Jail (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 520 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.