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Odd Fellows Cemetery

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, June 6, 2015
1. Odd Fellows Cemetery Marker
Inscription. This Cemetery was established in 1880 by the Banner Lodge Chapter of the Odd Fellows Fraternal Order. This Cemetery was enlarged by the Daughters of Zion in 1881, the Good Samaritans in 1884, and the Silver Moon Chapter of the Odd Fellows in 1885. It is the final resting place for many of Knoxville's early noted black preachers, political figures, educators, business pioneers, and other outstanding community leaders.
 
Erected by Tennesse Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 98.)
 
Location. 35° 58.523′ N, 83° 53.926′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Bethel Ave. and S. Kyle Street on Bethel Ave.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37915, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Clair Cobb (approx. 0.4 miles away); War on the Home Front (approx. 0.4 miles away); William Francis Yardley (approx. 0.6 miles away); James White (approx. 1.1 miles away); Vinnies Italian Restaurant
Odd Fellows Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 6, 2015
2. Odd Fellows Cemetery Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Chisholm Tavern (approx. 1.3 miles away); Blount Mansion (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 61 times this year. Last updated on June 17, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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