Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bartlett, Tennessee
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Bartlett is in Shelby County
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A toll road of 1829 became Stage Road, Bartlett's main street. In 1856 the town was called Union Depot. Incorporated in 1866 and named Bartlett for Major Gabriel Matson Bartlett. Shelby County Courts were held here from 1870-1885. In 1885 Bartlett . . . — — Map (db m7543) HM
Davies Manor provides a stunning example of wartime survival. Located just north of the stage route between Memphis and Nashville, the house and surrounding plantation were visited by soldiers from both sides during the Civil War.
When the war . . . — — Map (db m179119) HM
Built near Old Stage Road about 1807, occupied by Logan Early Davies, James Baxter Davies & their descendants for over a century. Named for Zachariah Davies, soldier of the American Revolution. In the path of both armies, 1861-65, it was the scene . . . — — Map (db m148287) HM
Born Frances Ellen Davies, Mrs. Davies-Rodgers was teacher, school administrator, Shelby County Historian for 30 years, genealogist, author of 10 books (focusing mainly on the Brunswick area and Episcopal Church history), philanthropist. church . . . — — Map (db m179133) HM
Born on November 27, 1821 in Robertson County, TN. Gabriel Bartlett grew up on the family farm near Cedar Hill. He came to Shelby County in the mid-1840s as a young man and married Elizabeth Glasgow of Fayette County in 1846. He bought a tract of . . . — — Map (db m179134) HM
Nicholas Gotten a native of Spangdahlen, Germany, immigrated to America at the age of 22: worked in the north before coming to Tennessee: established himself as a blacksmith in Union Depot (Bartlett) in 1860: enlisted in the Confederate Army (Co. C. . . . — — Map (db m6943) HM
Born in Memphis and graduated from Bartlett High School, Singleton was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by Congress for heroism during combat in Vietnam. Serving in the 3rd Marine Division, on March 24, 1967, he charged through heavy enemy . . . — — Map (db m179137) HM WM
On Christmas Eve 1949, parishioner John Maher buried a statue of the Infant Jesus of Prague on this site and hopeful Catholics from the area began fund-raising efforts to build the first Catholic church in Bartlett. Within one year . . . — — Map (db m88647) HM
The former site of Warren's Methodist Chapel and cemetery was sold in 1851 by Joseph and Matilda Warren Locke for $20 to the Methodist Episcopal Church, South. At this time it became known as Pisgah. The earliest known burial was Sarah C. Bond, . . . — — Map (db m85584) HM