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Arlington in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Arlington Cemetery

 
 
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By Judy King, September 4, 2014
1. ARLINGTON CEMETERY Marker
Inscription.  The Arlington Cemetery Company, formed in 1909, bought 4.7 acres of land on this site. Owners were: R.D. Cole, S.Y. Wilson, H.S. Griffin, W.A. Taylor, F.S. Bragg, and A.H. Murray. In time, this company ceased to function. the Arlington Cemetery Association, Inc. was formed in 1975. Incorporators were: Louis Brockwell, Lewis Beard, Lawrence Hughes, Margaret Carson, James Wilson, and Joe Harrell. An Endowment Trust Fund for perpetual care was set up in 1983 and 6 acres of land were added to provide for future needs.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 35° 17.098′ N, 89° 39.613′ W. Marker is in Arlington, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of Arlington Cemetery Drive and Chester Street, on the right when traveling south on Arlington Cemetery Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Arlington TN 38002, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hughes-College Hill Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Arlington, Tennessee Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3
ARLINGTON CEMETERY Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judy King, September 4, 2014
2. ARLINGTON CEMETERY Marker
miles away); Arlington, Tennessee (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rachel H.K. Burrow Museum (approx. 0.8 miles away); Blacksmith Shop (approx. 0.8 miles away); Arlington Historic Post Office (approx. 0.8 miles away); Harrell Farm Log Cabin (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mary Alice Park (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arlington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 5, 2014, by Judy King of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 352 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 5, 2014, by Judy King of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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