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Near Springfield in Robertson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mount Zion

 
 
Mount Zion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2018
1. Mount Zion Marker
Inscription. The Methodist church nearby was first organized by Jesse Walker in 1798. It first met at the home of Samuel Crockett, a veteran of the Revolution. The first church was built in 1804 on land donated by Crockett and Rev. Patrick Martin. It was replaced by a second building in 1844 and a third in 1883.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3C 26.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 36° 27.551′ N, 86° 57.189′ W. Marker is near Springfield, Tennessee, in Robertson County. Marker is at the intersection of Tennessee Route 49 and Flewellyn Road (Tennessee Route 49), on the right when traveling north on State Route 49. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield TN 37172, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saint Michael's Mission (within shouting distance of this marker); Crockett's Station (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle Creek Massacre (approx. 1.7 miles away); Nave's Crossroads Coopertown (approx. 1.7 miles away); Peoples-Tucker School
View north on Tennessee Highway 49 towards Springfield. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2018
2. View north on Tennessee Highway 49 towards Springfield.
(approx. 4.9 miles away); Springfield Historic District (approx. 4.9 miles away); Morgan's Return (approx. 5 miles away); Springfield Historic District (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Looking southeast, with marker across street just to right of street sign. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2018
3. Looking southeast, with marker across street just to right of street sign.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of the Mount Zion United Methodist Church about 2.2 miles southeast, off TN-257. • Can you help?
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