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

Arlington Cemetery

 
 
ARLINGTON CEMETERY Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1909.
 
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 walking distance of this marker. Hughes-College Hill Park (approx. 0.3 miles away); Arlington, Tennessee Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Arlington, Tennessee
ARLINGTON CEMETERY Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Judy King, September 4, 2014
2. ARLINGTON CEMETERY Marker
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(approx. 0.6 miles away); The Country Store (approx. Ύ mile 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); History of Arlington (approx. 0.8 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 404 times since then and 17 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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May. 29, 2022