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Tennessee Historical Markers
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Seek out an official Tennessee Historical Marker - large rectangular aluminum sign on a post with black lettering – and so learn more about the interesting times past.
Expanded Description:
This category is for the large rectangular markers with silver background, black lettering, and the three-star TN logo placed by the Tennessee Historical Commission - or similar marker placed by a city or county historical commission (such as Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County). These are typically specifically numbered markers on pedestals.

Unfortunately, the Tennessee state commission does not maintain a public webpage with current listing of markers. An outdated 1996 guidebook can be found in libraries with marker text and general location. “The Courier” newsletter (link) of the Tennessee Historical Commission does provide notification of new TN historical markers as they are approved.

Other historical plaques and signs should be waymarked in another appropriate category.

Instructions for Posting a Tennessee Historical Markers Waymark:
Please include the following in your post:

- Required: Waymark title. Suggested format is marker title – marker number – city or county.

- Required: A quality picture of the marker, which needs to be set as default waymark image. (No need for you or your GPS to be in picture, actually preferred that you're not). The text on the marker should be legible in the picture with the marker ideally filling entire photo without cutting off anything. If the other side is different (“See other side”), then a second photo is required to show the continued text.

- Optional but strongly encouraged: Additional pictures in the gallery to show the general location of the marker or the item being discussed (building, etc.).

- Required: Full text on the marker in the Long Description, both sides if different. Be sure that the text matches the picture submitted. Do not enter the text in all capital letters.

- Optional: Further information about the person, place, or item being featured on the marker.

- Required: Coordinates taken by you at the actual marker spot (not from a vehicle nearby).

- Optional: Address or directions to guide others to the location. Parking information, especially for markers in busy intersections.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
At minimum, your visit must consist of a picture of the marker itself or anything referenced on the marker plus additional information you may have learned about the waymark topic. (You and your GPS receiver do not need to be in the picture, but can.)
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Tennessee Historical MarkersPort Royal 3C 45 - Adams, TN

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One of apparently two signs of the same topic. Port Royal 3C 45 Tennessee historical marker is located along TN-76 highway were TN-238 conjoins with TN-76.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WayBetterFinder

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/9/2019

last visited: 6/9/2019

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Tennessee Historical MarkersSam Davis Avenue Historic District - Pulaski, TN

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Historic District marker erected by the local society

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/27/2019

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersPigeon Roost Road -- 4E 31 -- Memphis TN

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A state historical marker for Pigeon Roost Road, which formerly led to a large roosting area for the extinct passenger pigeon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 4/12/2019

last visited: 3/9/2019

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Tennessee Historical MarkersUniversal Life Insurance Building -- 4E 131 -- Memphis TN

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State historical marker for the Universal Life Insurance Building in East Memphis

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Tennessee

date approved: 4/12/2019

last visited: 3/9/2019

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Tennessee Historical MarkersMilitia Springs - 1F 17 - Greenback, TN

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Militia Springs historical marker located on US 411 in Greenback TN

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Geologynut

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/17/2019

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersNorwood Inn - 1E 50 - Greenback, TN

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Norwood Inn historical marker located on US 411 in Greenback TN

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Geologynut

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/17/2019

last visited: 6/13/2019

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Tennessee Historical MarkersJohn Adams - 3F 26 - Pulaski, TN

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Thumbnail of Confederate officer.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/15/2019

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersTrail of Tears - Pulaski, TN

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Northern edge of Trail of Tears Museum grounds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/15/2019

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersCordell Hull Memorial Bridge 3B 83 - Carthage, TN

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Cordell Hull Memorial Bridge. Good parking across the side street at the Quick & Easy Market.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Geologynut

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/12/2019

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersSite of WHUB Radio's First Studios - 2D 56 - Cookeville, TN

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Downtown Cookeville. Site of WHUB Radio's First Studios. Plenty of parking spots next to historic sign.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team Geologynut

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/12/2019

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersTennessee/North Carolina-1C2-Cocke County

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Located at the state line on US 25/70 west of Hot Springs, NC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/10/2019

last visited: 12/30/2018

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Tennessee Historical MarkersCamp Forrest - 2E 34 - Tullahoma, TN

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One of several historical markers on the lawn near the Civic Center

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/22/2018

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersConfederate Cemetery 2E 44 - Tullahoma, TN

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One of several TN historical markers grouped together in Tullahoma

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/21/2018

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersArmy of Tennessee - 2E 12 - Tullahoma, TN

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One of three TN historical markers near the Civic Center

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/20/2018

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersIsham G. Harris - 2E 11 - Tullahoma, TN

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Isham G. Harris was on the only governor of Confederate State of Tennessee

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 8/20/2018

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersTennessee's First Newspaper ~ 1B 60 ~ Rogersville, TN

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Tennessee Historical Marker number 1B 60 placed by the Tennessee Historical Commission.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/9/2018

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersMitchell's Hollow ~ 1B 24 ~ Hawkins County, TN.

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Tennessee Historical Marker number 1B 24 placed by the Tennessee Historical Commission.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/9/2018

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersBaillet Sisters - 2E 72 - Tullahoma, TN

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Three very successful sisters who created fashionwear

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/22/2018

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersMoore County - 3G 39 - Lynchburg, TN

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A Tennessee Historical Marker located at the Moore County Courthouse

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/23/2018

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersClayborn Temple - Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

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Clayborn Temple - Formerly Second Presbyterian Church - A historic building linked with the Civil Rights Movement. Located at the I Am A Man Plaza, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/23/2018

last visited: 3/9/2019

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Tennessee Historical MarkersThe Blues Foundation - Historic Marker - Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

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The Blues Foundation - an American nonprofit corporation, whose mission is to preserve blues heritage, celebrate blues recording and performance. Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/19/2018

last visited: 5/20/2018

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Tennessee Historical MarkersGeorge Jackson - 4E 96 - Historic Marker - Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

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George Jackson - 4E 96 - Historic Marker gives details of George Jackson, & the drug store he opened in 1985 on Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/19/2018

last visited: 5/19/2018

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Tennessee Historical Markers- Gillis Brothers - 4E 122 - Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

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Gillis Brothers - Entrepreneurs, who had several businesses on Beal Street, including a first class Hotel for Blacks. Located on Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee, USA. Memphis Tennessee, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/19/2018

last visited: 5/19/2018

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Tennessee Historical MarkersFort San Fernando - 4E 28 - Memphis, Tenessee, USA.

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Fort San Fernando de Barrancas - Built hereabouts in 1975 by the Spanish. Located in Memphis, Tenessee, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/19/2018

last visited: 7/27/2018

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Tennessee Historical MarkersThe Blues Trail - Historic Marker - Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

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The Blues Trail From Mississippi to Memphis - In the 1940s Musicians from around the Mid South descended upon Memphis. Their interactions resulted in the revolutionary new sounds of R&B and Rock‘n’Roll. Located in Memphis, Tennessee, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/19/2018

last visited: 7/12/2018

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