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Atoka in Tipton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Randolph

 
 
Randolph Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
1. Randolph Marker
Inscription. 6½ miles. This Mississippi River hamlet was Memphis’ early rival for commercial supremacy & was the state’s biggest western shipping point in 1830. It declined after David Crockett’s plan for Hatchie–Tennessee River canal failed. The town was burned during the War Between the States.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 12.)
 
Location. 35° 26.59′ N, 89° 47.401′ W. Marker is in Atoka, Tennessee, in Tipton County. Marker is on U.S. 51 0.1 miles north of Kimbrough Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Atoka TN 38004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tipton County Confederate Reunion (approx. 4.7 miles away); Randolph United Methodist Church (approx. 7.6 miles away); a different marker also named Randolph (approx. 7.6 miles away); Twin Defenses (approx. 7.6 miles away); Fort Wright, C.S.A. (approx. 7.7 miles away); Last Speech of General Nathan Bedford Forrest (approx. 10.7 miles away); Joe Brown Bivouac, U.C.V. (approx. 10.7 miles away); Augustus Hill Garland (approx. 11.1 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Randolph Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 5, 2013
2. Randolph Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 9, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 269 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 9, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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