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Cedar Hill in Robertson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Joseph W. Byrns

1869-1936

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 24, 2013
1. Joseph W. Byrns Marker
Inscription. Joseph Wellington Byrns was born in 1869 in a small cabin near Cedar Hill. A graduate of the Law Department of Vanderbilt University, he served in both chambers of the Tennessee General Assembly. Elected to the United States House of Representatives, he represented this area in Congress for 27 years. At the time of his June 4, 1936 death, Byrns was Speaker of the House of Representatives. Later, the Robertson County School Board named Jo Byrns school in his honor.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 3C 67.)
 
Location. 36° 33.917′ N, 87° 1.45′ W. Marker is in Cedar Hill, Tennessee, in Robertson County. Marker is on U.S. 41 half a mile east of Foster Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is located on the grounds of Jo Byrns High School. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7025 US 41, Cedar Hill TN 37032, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Cheatham (approx. 1.6 miles away); Fort Redmond (approx. 2.3 miles away); Bell Witch (approx. 2.3 miles away); Red River Church (approx.
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By Don Morfe, July 24, 2013
2. Joseph W. Byrns Marker
2.6 miles away); Port Royal (approx. 6.4 miles away); Stores of Port Royal (approx. 6.6 miles away); 1859 Masonic Lodge & General Store (approx. 6.6 miles away); The Town of Port Royal (approx. 6.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Joseph Wellington Byrns at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on September 18, 2013, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Jo Byrns High School image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 24, 2013
3. Jo Byrns High School
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 277 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 12, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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