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

Clear Lake

 
 
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By Ken Smith, February 3, 2012
1. Clear Lake Marker
Inscription. About 3 miles SE, the lake was discovered in 1785 by Henry Rutherford, who surveyed the majority of west Tennessee. It was orginally named Boyd's Lake, for the Rev. Adam Boyd, chaplin [sic] of the North Carolina Regiment in the Revolution, who later held extensive grants in this area.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4A 16.)
 
Location. 36° 8.486′ N, 88° 29.279′ W. Marker is in McKenzie, Tennessee, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Highland Drive (U.S. 76) and State Route 22, on the left when traveling north on Highland Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Old Paris Road, Mc Kenzie TN 38201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Webb School (approx. ¼ mile away); Harris-Collier-Holland Farm (approx. one mile away); Bethel College (approx. 1.6 miles away); McKenzie's Station (approx. 1.8 miles away); James Monroe McKenzie (approx. 1.8 miles away); Forrest's Raid (approx. 2.7 miles away); Christmasville (approx. 8½ miles away); Camp Tyson (approx. 8½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McKenzie.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Clear Lake Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 3, 2012
2. Clear Lake Marker
Clear Lake Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 3, 2012
3. Clear Lake Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 719 times since then and 67 times this year. Last updated on March 12, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 3, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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