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Oak Ridge in Anderson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Robertsville Community

 
 
The Robertsville Community Marker image. Click for full size.
By Donald Raby
1. The Robertsville Community Marker
Inscription.  The Robertsville Community was settled in 1804 by Collins Roberts, who had received a 4,000-acre land grant in this region. Robertsville was one of four communities in the area that predated Oak Ridge. The community was dispersed in 1942 when the land was acquired by the federal government. The area now comprises most of the central portion of Oak Ridge.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1D 27.)
 
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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1804.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 36° 0.769′ N, 84° 16.527′ W. Marker was in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in Anderson County. Marker could be reached from Robertsville Road. Marker was originally located near Robertsville School. It is missing. Current status is unknown. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Oak Ridge TN 37830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. The Emery Road (approx. 0.6 miles away); Dedicated to the Memory of Those from Oak Ridge Who Gave Their Lives That Freedom Might Live
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(approx. one mile away); The Birth of the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named The Birth of the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named The Birth of the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named The Birth of the City of Oak Ridge, Tennessee (approx. one mile away); Y-12 – The Calutron Plant (approx. one mile away); Oak Ridge Hospital (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oak Ridge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2016, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 15 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on July 10, 2016, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 17, 2021