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Bells in Crockett County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cherryville

 
 
Cherryville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dave Roberson, March 22, 2009
1. Cherryville Marker
Photo by courtesy of David Roberson of Cordova, Tennessee.
Inscription.  3½ miles west, this town, first called Harris' Bluff, later Harrisburg, was the first to be incorporated (Oct. 18, 1821) in west Tennessee. In 1833, the electors for the surrounding four counties delivered their returns here. Industries included a grist mill, tailor shop and toll bridge. A prehistoric mound is at the site.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 29.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 42.744′ N, 89° 5.451′ W. Marker was in Bells, Tennessee, in Crockett County. Marker was at the intersection of Cherryville Road and College Street (Tennessee Route 88), on the right when traveling west on Cherryville Road. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Bells TN 38006, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Robert H. White, Ph. D. (approx. 5.2 miles away);
No Cherryville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
2. No Cherryville Marker
Cageville in the Civil War (approx. 5.2 miles away); Crockett County's First Court (approx. 5.3 miles away); First Strawberries (approx. 6˝ miles away); Tabernacle (approx. 8.6 miles away); John Murrell (approx. 11.3 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 12.2 miles away); Samuel Cole Williams (approx. 12.3 miles away).
 
Missing Cherryville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
3. Missing Cherryville Marker
Standing at Cherryville Road, looking toward Main Street with College Street to the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 600 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 27, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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