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Atoka in Tipton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Randolph

 
 
Randolph Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
1. Randolph Marker
Inscription.  6½ miles. This Mississippi River hamlet was Memphis’ early rival for commercial supremacy & was the state’s biggest western shipping point in 1830. It declined after David Crockett’s plan for Hatchie–Tennessee River canal failed. The town was burned during the War Between the States.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 12.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
 
Location. 35° 26.59′ N, 89° 47.401′ W. Marker is in Atoka, Tennessee, in Tipton County. Marker is on U.S. 51, 0.1 miles north of Kimbrough Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atoka TN 38004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Atoka Evangelical Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Mt. Zion — Munford (approx. 1.4 miles away); Munford United Methodist Church
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(approx. 1½ miles away); Salem Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Anthony Chapel School, Greenwood AME Church & Cemetery (approx. 4.6 miles away); Tipton County Confederate Reunion (approx. 4.7 miles away); Hurst's Raid at Barretville (approx. 5.1 miles away); Bobby Blue Bland (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atoka.
 
Randolph Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
2. Randolph Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 9, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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