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Elizabethton in Carter County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Green Hill Cemetery

 
 
Green Hill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
1. Green Hill Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  The Tipton family cemetery, it stood near the homesite of Samuel Tipton (1752-1833) and Susannah Reneau (1767-1853). Col. John Tipton, father of Samuel, deeded it to him in 1784. The house was later the home of a nephew, Isaac P. Tipton, whose father, Isaac, died in 1827. Soldiers of all wars from the Revolution to World War I are buried here
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 61.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 21.085′ N, 82° 13.998′ W. Marker is in Elizabethton, Tennessee, in Carter County. Marker is at the intersection of West Elk Avenue (U.S. 321) and West Mill Street on West Elk Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 421 West Elk Avenue, Elizabethton TN 37643, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bemberg Water Tower (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bemberg Station / Port Rayon (approx. half a mile away); Transylvania Purchase
Wide view of Green Hill Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
2. Wide view of Green Hill Cemetery Marker
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Watauga Fort (approx. 1.1 miles away); Samuel Tipton (approx. 1.1 miles away); Watauga Purchase (approx. 1.1 miles away); Sycamore Shoals of the Watauga (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Sycamore Shoals of the Watauga (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabethton.
 
 
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