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Near Medina in Gibson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mount Zion

 
 
Mount Zion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, March 21, 2009
1. Mount Zion Marker
Inscription.  Mount Zion Methodist Church was organized in 1832. The grandparents of Samuel Cole Williams, jurist and historian, were among the prominent citizens of Medina, Humboldt, and Old South Gibson who were buried here. Slaves were buried in the northeast corner of the cemetery.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4B 30.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
 
Location. 35° 49.062′ N, 88° 48.663′ W. Marker is near Medina, Tennessee, in Gibson County. Marker is on Mount Zion Road south of Mount Zion Gravel Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 Mount Zion Road, Medina TN 38355, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Medina Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Forrest's Raid (approx. 4.6 miles away); Fighting For Humboldt
Mount Zion United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, March 21, 2009
2. Mount Zion United Methodist Church
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(approx. 5.4 miles away); Humboldt Confederate Monument (approx. 5.4 miles away); Bonds House (approx. 5.6 miles away); Dodson House (approx. 5.7 miles away); Samuel Cole Williams (approx. 5.9 miles away); 1414 Main Street (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
Mount Zion Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, March 21, 2009
3. Mount Zion Cemetery
Mount Zion Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, March 21, 2009
4. Mount Zion Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 17, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 553 times since then and 28 times this year. Last updated on January 19, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. Photos:   1. submitted on January 17, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee.   2, 3, 4. submitted on January 18, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 1, 2022