“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Clay County, Tennessee

Clickable Map of Clay County, Tennessee and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Clay County, TN (13) Jackson County, TN (17) Macon County, TN (48) Overton County, TN (17) Pickett County, TN (3) Clinton County, KY (6) Cumberland County, KY (9) Monroe County, KY (36)  ClayCounty(13) Clay County (13)  JacksonCounty(17) Jackson County (17)  MaconCounty(48) Macon County (48)  OvertonCounty(17) Overton County (17)  PickettCounty(3) Pickett County (3)  ClintonCountyKentucky(6) Clinton County (6)  CumberlandCounty(9) Cumberland County (9)  MonroeCounty(36) Monroe County (36)
Celina is the county seat for Clay County
Adjacent to Clay County, Tennessee
      Jackson County (17)  
      Macon County (48)  
      Overton County (17)  
      Pickett County (3)  
      Clinton County, Kentucky (6)  
      Cumberland County, Kentucky (9)  
      Monroe County, Kentucky (36)  
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1Tennessee, Clay County, Celina — 2D 42 — Butler's Landing / Bailey Butler
On Gainsboro Highway (SR 53).
Butler's Landing Daniel Boone, on his trip to the Western Territory in 1773, followed the old game and Indian trail to where two creeks flowed into the Cumberland River. He referred to them as the Twin or Double Creeks in his journal. On this . . . Map (db m74336) HM WM
2Tennessee, Clay County, Celina — Celina During the Civil WarHamilton's Tennessee Cavalry Battalion
On Main Street at East Lake Avenue (Tennessee Route 52), on the right when traveling south on Main Street.
During the Civil War, the residents of the eastern and Cumberland River sections of present-day Clay County (then part of Jackson and Overton Counties) were usually Confederate sympathizers, while those in the western section supported the Union. . . . Map (db m74297) HM
3Tennessee, Clay County, Celina — Clay County Veterans Memorial
On Main Street south of Dow Avenue (Tennessee Highway 52), on the right when traveling south.
Honoring those who gave the supreme sacrifice from Clay County Reverse: Spanish American War Stanley G. Wright World War I Bedford Sherman Bean • Ezra A. Brown • John S. Bean • John E. Cherry • Stone F. Cherry • . . . Map (db m157355) WM
4Tennessee, Clay County, Celina — Clay County Veterans Monument
On Main Street south of Dow Avenue (Tennessee Highway 52), on the right when traveling south.
To those Clay Countians who served our country in time of war They gave their today for our tomorrowMap (db m157354) WM
5Tennessee, Clay County, Celina — Dale Hollow DamOn Obey River
On Dale Hollow Dam Road.
Constructed and operated by Corps of Engineers Department of the Army. This is one of a series of dams in the Cumberland River Basin for flood control, power, navigation and water conservation. Height of dam - 185 ft. Length of dam - 1,717 . . . Map (db m91771) HM
6Tennessee, Clay County, Celina — Donaldson CemeteryA Cavalryman’s Resting Place
On Brown Street (Tennessee Route 52) 0.1 miles west of Tennessee Route 53.
Capt. Jacob C. “Jake” Bennett, a native Kentuckian and noted Confederate partisan ranger, is buried in Donaldson Cemetery (four miles north of here). During the war, bushwhackers and guerrillas on both sides raided the sparsely populated . . . Map (db m112197) HM
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7Tennessee, Clay County, Celina — Dumas Walker's Store
On Dow Avenue (Tennessee Route 52) at Green Street, on the right when traveling east on Dow Avenue.
"Let's all go, down to Dumas Walker We'll get a slaw burger, fries and a bottle of Ski Bring it on out to my baby and me."
In 1990, the Kentucky Headhunters, a Southern rock band from Edmonton, Kentucky, . . . Map (db m184192) HM
8Tennessee, Clay County, Celina — 2D 31 — Free Hill(s) Community
On Burkesville Highway (SR 53).
Free Hill(s), a historic Black community, was established northeast of Celina before the Civil War by former slaves of Virginia Hill. Hill brought her slaves from North Carolina to then Overton County, purchased 2,000 hilly and rough acres, settled . . . Map (db m74274) HM
9Tennessee, Clay County, Celina — History of the Webb Cemetery1830-1942
On Brown St.
On September 25, 1830, Mary Ann (Hudspeth) Webb (ca 1772-1842) used the proceeds from the sale of her land holdings in North Carolina to buy 200 acres of land in Overton County, located on the east side of the Obed River, about 1 ½ miles . . . Map (db m112216) HM
10Tennessee, Clay County, Celina — 2D 14 — Hugh Roberts
On Brown Street (State Highway 52), on the right when traveling west.
On the knoll 400 yards to the east is the house, built between 1780 and 1782 by this Pennsylvania Quaker, who reportedly migrated here to avoid military service. At the time of its building, this territory was part of Washington District of North . . . Map (db m157353) HM
11Tennessee, Clay County, Celina — The Clay County Courthouse
On East Lake Avenue east of Green Street, on the left when traveling east.
The Clay County Courthouse, 1873, has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m183687) HM
12Tennessee, Clay County, Celina — William Hull Building
On East Lake Avenue just west of Main Street, on the right when traveling east.
The William Hull building — constructed in 1898, (photograph taken in 1913) William Hull, 1840 - 1923, a small man with flashing black eyes, was a pioneer lumberman in Clay County, the #1 lumber producer in the USA 1880-1920. Wm. Hull . . . Map (db m157359) HM
13Tennessee, Clay County, Hermitage Springs — 2D 62 — Hermitage Springs
On State Highway 52, on the right when traveling south.
Hermitage Springs was first called Trace because of its location in Big Trace Creek valley. The community existed of only a few scattered residences and a small log church that became known as the Hermitage Springs Church of Christ. Established . . . Map (db m177398) HM
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Apr. 1, 2023