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Historical Markers in Clinton, Tennessee

 
Clickable Map of Anderson County, Tennessee and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Anderson County, TN (65) Campbell County, TN (12) Knox County, TN (201) Morgan County, TN (8) Roane County, TN (48) Scott County, TN (5) Union County, TN (8)  AndersonCounty(65) Anderson County (65)  CampbellCounty(12) Campbell County (12)  KnoxCounty(201) Knox County (201)  MorganCounty(8) Morgan County (8)  RoaneCounty(48) Roane County (48)  ScottCounty(5) Scott County (5)  UnionCounty(8) Union County (8)
Clinton is the county seat for Anderson County
Clinton is in Anderson County
      Anderson County (65)  
ADJACENT TO ANDERSON COUNTY
      Campbell County (12)  
      Knox County (201)  
      Morgan County (8)  
      Roane County (48)  
      Scott County (5)  
      Union County (8)  
 
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1Tennessee (Anderson County), Clinton — Bull Run Steam PlantAnd the TVA Power System — Built For The People Of The United States Of America —
Electric power in the Tennessee Valley is one product of the Multiple Resource Development Program of TVA. It is produced economically and sold at low rates so it can be widely used as a “tool” of economic growth. Vital defense . . . Map (db m165943) HM
2Tennessee (Anderson County), Clinton — City of Pearls
In 1895, Sam Hendrickson (pictured) started Clinton's pearling industry. Clinton's citizens used braille boats (pictured) with braille hooks (pictured) to drag the bottom of the Clinch River for mussel shells (pictured). Young's Island (pictured) . . . Map (db m112097) HM
3Tennessee (Anderson County), Clinton — 1D 41 — Clinton High School
Following a court order by Federal District Judge Robert L. Taylor, on August 27, 1956, 12 black students, now known as "The Clinton 12", enrolled in Clinton High School without incident, making it one of the first desegregated public high schools . . . Map (db m121331) HM
4Tennessee (Anderson County), Clinton — 1D 40 — David Hall CabinCirca 1800
David Hall, a revolutionary War veteran, purchased a plantation near here in 1803. Seven years later he opened a tavern and inn on the property. Granville Arnold purchased the site in 1854, operating the inn for the remainder of the 19th century. . . . Map (db m165936) HM
5Tennessee (Anderson County), Clinton — Prelude: The Green McAdoo School
Freedman's Hill, or Foley Hill as it came to be known, has long been an educational site for the African American community, whether in the schoolhouse built by the Freedman's Bureau after the Civil War, later destroyed by fire, or the churches of . . . Map (db m70646) HM
6Tennessee (Anderson County), Clinton — 1D 20 — The Market Place of Pearls
From about 1895 to 1936 Tennessee was one of the nation's six leading states in marketing pearls. Clinton was listed as one of three Tennessee towns known as centers of the pearling industry. New York dealers came regularly to Clinton during the . . . Map (db m112098) HM
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7Tennessee (Anderson County), Clinton — The TVA System of Multi-Purpose Dams
The Tennessee River has its headwaters in the mountains of Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina, and Georgia. The main stream forms at Knoxville, where the Holston and the French Broad Rivers join. The Valley, 41,000 square miles in area, . . . Map (db m166056) HM
 
 
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Nov. 27, 2022