Columbia in Maury County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Given by Willis Frierson to his slaves. Oldest marker is Milly Embry, 1861. Jim Frierson who was stolen from his family as a child is buried here with his wife Vinnie and many descendents including Napoleon Frierson for whom the famous pacer Napoleon Direct is named.
Location. 35° 37.057′ N, 87° 12.083′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is on Hampshire Pike (U.S. 412) 0.4 miles east of North Cross Bridges Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2893 Hampshire Pike, Columbia TN 38401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jonathan Webster (approx. 1.3 miles away); Zion (approx. 3.4 miles Sam Watkins (approx. 3.4 miles away); Rattle and Snap Plantation (approx. 4.3 miles away); Delaying Forrest (approx. 4.6 miles away); St. John's (approx. 4.6 miles away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Forrest and Capron (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Categories. • African Americans • Cemeteries & Burial Sites •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 8, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 497 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on August 21, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. Photos: 1. submitted on February 8, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. 2. submitted on August 21, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 3. submitted on February 8, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.