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Summertown in Lawrence County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pleasant Garden

 
 
Pleasant Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, November 20, 2009
1. Pleasant Garden Marker
Inscription. About four miles west, this was the scene of the first known settlement in Lawrence County. The Crosthwaite family came in 1804, the Walkers in 1809. A Cumberland Presbyterian church was established here shortly thereafter. Descendants of both families still live in the neighborhood.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3F 23.)
 
Location. 35° 22.742′ N, 87° 16.415′ W. Marker is in Summertown, Tennessee, in Lawrence County. Marker is at the intersection of Andrew Jackson Highway (U.S. 43) and Brace Road, on the right when traveling north on Andrew Jackson Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Summertown TN 38483, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. McMillan's Stand (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lawrence County World War I Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); Fouche Springs Engagement (approx. 4.5 miles away); Mexican War Monument (approx. 10.2 miles away); Courthouse - Lawrence County Tennessee (approx. 10.2 miles away); Skirmish at Lawrenceburg (approx. 10.2 miles away); Trail of Tears Memorial (approx. 10.2 miles away); Lawrence County War Memorial (approx. 10.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Summertown.
 
Also see . . .  Pleasant Garden Cemetery. Pleasant Garden Cemetery (Submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 772 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on January 16, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photo   1. submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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