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Stanton in Haywood County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wesley

 
 
Wesley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
1. Wesley Marker
Inscription. Named for John Wesley, this town was laid off northwest of its Methodist Church in 1829, on property of Samuel Ashe, son and grandson of North Carolina governors. Town was removed and named for Joseph B. Stanton with coming of railroad. The cemetery remains, with settlers buried in the east half, their slaves in the west.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 23.)
 
Location. 35° 27.445′ N, 89° 25.273′ W. Marker is in Stanton, Tennessee, in Haywood County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 70 and Wesley Road, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 70. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanton TN 38069, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stanton (approx. 1.1 miles away); Stanton Masonic Lodge And School (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bradford's Landing (approx. 6.1 miles away); Trinity In The Fields (approx. 6.7 miles away); Dancyville United Methodist Church (approx. 8 miles away); Burchett Douglass (approx. 8 miles away); James K. Polk / James C. Jones (approx. 8 miles away); Cypress-Davis Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stanton.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers
 
Wesley Marker (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
2. Wesley Marker (facing west)
Wesley Marker (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
3. Wesley Marker (facing east)
Wesley Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
4. Wesley Cemetery
The early settlers are buried on the right side, east, at the far tree line.
Wesley Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
5. Wesley Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 29, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 29, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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