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Mecklenburg Place

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, December 26, 2016
1. Mecklenburg Place Marker
Inscription. On this site stood the home of Dr. James Gettys McGready Ramsey, physician, civic leader, statesman and author of the Annals of Tennessee, who lived here from 1872 until his death in 1884. It was named for Dr. Ramsey's first home, Mecklenburg, at the junction of the French Broad and Holston rivers, which was destroyed by fire during the Federal occupation of the region.
 
Erected by Tennesse Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 91.)
 
Location. 35° 57.583′ N, 83° 55.3′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is on Cumberland Ave., on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37902, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Baptist Church (approx. mile away); Knoxville: A Divided City (approx. 0.3 miles away); Treaty of the Holston (approx. 0.3 miles away); Knox County World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Knox County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Commemorating the Treaty of Holston (approx. 0.3 miles away); Andrew Johnson Office Plaza (approx. 0.3 miles away); Market House Bell (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
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By Tom Bosse, December 26, 2016
2. Mecklenburg Place Marker
 James Gettys McGready Ramsey. (Submitted on March 5, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Notable Places
 
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By Tom Bosse
3. JGM Ramsey
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 5, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 207 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 5, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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