“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in College Grove, Tennessee

Clickable Map of Williamson 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> Williamson County, TN (415) Cheatham County, TN (16) Davidson County, TN (1430) Dickson County, TN (40) Hickman County, TN (20) Marshall County, TN (32) Maury County, TN (124) Rutherford County, TN (227)  WilliamsonCounty(415) Williamson County (415)  CheathamCounty(16) Cheatham County (16)  DavidsonCounty(1430) Davidson County (1430)  DicksonCounty(40) Dickson County (40)  HickmanCounty(20) Hickman County (20)  MarshallCounty(32) Marshall County (32)  MauryCounty(124) Maury County (124)  RutherfordCounty(227) Rutherford County (227)
Franklin is the county seat for Williamson County
College Grove is in Williamson County
      Williamson County (415)  
      Cheatham County (16)  
      Davidson County (1430)  
      Dickson County (40)  
      Hickman County (20)  
      Marshall County (32)  
      Maury County (124)  
      Rutherford County (227)  
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1 Tennessee, Williamson County, College Grove — Arno Community/Wesley Chapel Methodist Church
Arno Community Arno was named by a U.S. Postal official after a river in Italy. The name has long outlasted the post office, which closed in 1908. Arno had a public school from 1893 until 1947. At the crossroads there was a country store . . . Map (db m164903) HM
2 Tennessee, Williamson County, College Grove — College Grove Methodist Church
On March 31, 1860, Dr. Samuel Webb deeded the land for College Grove Methodist Episcopal Church South and a seminary for young ladies. The present Victorian structure was erected in 1888 by T. G. Slate. Two pioneer circuit riders who served . . . Map (db m163079) HM
3 Tennessee, Williamson County, College Grove — College Grove, Tennessee
Once called Harpeth, then Poplar Grove, this area was settled about 1800 by the Allison, Cannon, Ogilvie and Wilson families. Home to Congressman Meredith Gentry and William Demonbreun, son of pioneer Timothy Demonbreun, the town's name was changed . . . Map (db m149762) HM
4 Tennessee, Williamson County, College Grove — Cross Keys
Laban Hartley, Jr. built a stone house here ca. 1818 and operated a tavern for which this community was named. Mt. Pisgah, located 1/2 mile southwest, was used as a reference point when surveyors created the 1783 Military Reservation line, which . . . Map (db m149768) HM
5 Tennessee, Williamson County, College Grove — Edwards Grove Church
Edwards Grove Church On September 27, 1873, Mr. James Edwards conveyed to the Methodist Episcopal Church of the South two acres of land. "For the love I have for the cause of Jesus Christ and an earnest desire to promote his heritage on earth . . . Map (db m164910) HM
6 Tennessee, Williamson County, College Grove — In Memory of Gideon Riggs 1790-1871
In memory of Gideon Riggs 1790-1871 and his wives Mary Reynolds 1798-1825 Sophia Campbell 1801-1836 Catherine F. Holden 1815-1865 All their graves are here except Catherine F. Holden's which is in Arkansas. His farm included . . . Map (db m151041) HM
7 Tennessee, Williamson County, College Grove — Moses Steele Cemetery
This historic cemetery is the resting place for an impressive number of Revolutionary War soldiers. Thought to be buried here are the remains of these patriots who fought in our War of Independence: David Gillespie (1761-1835) of N.C., Thomas . . . Map (db m164781) HM
8 Tennessee, Williamson County, College Grove — 3D 28 — Newton Cannon
0.7 mile. The grave of this combat veteran and statesman is on the land to which his father, a Revolutionary veteran, brought his family from North Carolina in 1791. In addition to his distinguished military record, he was twice a member of Congress . . . Map (db m83167) HM
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9 Tennessee, Williamson County, College Grove — Ogilvie Farm
This property was settled by William and Mary Harris Ogilvie, who came to this area via ox wagons from Granville County, N.C. during the late 1790s. Their nine children - Harris, Sarah, Smith, Kimbrough, John, William, Patty, Richard, and Nancy - . . . Map (db m149764) HM
10 Tennessee, Williamson County, College Grove — Old Reed’s Store
The Reed family operated the store from 1862 until 1939. Jerome Reed and brothers, William Caleb and Winfield Scott, started it in the home of William Tucker, their grandfather. It later moved to a building closer to the home and as commerce . . . Map (db m164779) HM
11 Tennessee, Williamson County, College Grove — Riggs Cross Roads
Located 110 yards west at crossing of Fishing Ford or Riggs Rd., oldest traveled thoroughfare in Middle Tennessee, and old Columbia or Flat Creek Rd. Old village compound consisted of a brick house, post office, blacksmith shop, and store on about . . . Map (db m151006) HM
12 Tennessee, Williamson County, College Grove — Rucker Cemetery
The cemetery, which had its beginning in 1826, is located one-half mile south. William Rucker, Sr. (1760-1826), a Revolutionary War veteran, was the first person buried in the cemetery. Also buried there are his son, William Rucker, Jr. . . . Map (db m164906) HM
13 Tennessee, Williamson County, College Grove — The Cove
Shadowed on the southwest by Pull-Tight Hill and bisected by Arno Road, the Cove was home to the Biggers, Bizzell, Clendenin, Connell, Crafton, Creswell, Farrar, Graham, Ladd, Rickman, Simmons, Skinner, Watson, White, and Wilson families. On May . . . Map (db m149766) HM
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Sep. 24, 2023