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Near Trezevant in Carroll County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Christmasville

 
 
Christmasville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, May 9, 2009
1. Christmasville Marker
Inscription. First used as Post No. 2 by the 1785 surveyors, a town was later established on November 14, 1823, at John Christmas McLemore's Bluff, on the South Fork of the Obion River. Goods were shipped down the river until 1854. Buckeye Point, 1 mile east, was an Indian campsite. The town spring furnished water for the inhabitants and a tanyard, and a post office operated here from 1827 to 1902.
 
Erected 1977 by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4A 33.)
 
Location. 36° 4.231′ N, 88° 36.737′ W. Marker is near Trezevant, Tennessee, in Carroll County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 190 at milepost 4, 0.3 miles south of Hinkledale Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4082 Hwy 190, Trezevant TN 38258, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hillsman House (approx. 3.3 miles away); Forrest's Raid (approx. 5.8 miles away); First County Court (approx. 6.1 miles away); a different marker also named Forrest's Raid (approx. 6.1 miles away); McKenzie's Station
Christmasville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 2, 2012
2. Christmasville Marker
This is the current location for the marker. It was originally, approximately 2 miles north of this location, in a "Y" of the road.
(approx. 6.8 miles away); James Monroe McKenzie (approx. 6.8 miles away); Bethel College (approx. 7 miles away); Harris-Collier-Holland Farm (approx. 7.8 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Originally Location of Christmasville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 2, 2012
3. Originally Location of Christmasville Marker
Christmasville Community image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 2, 2012
4. Christmasville Community
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 492 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 2, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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