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Collierville, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member dalls
N 35° 02.535 W 089° 39.876
16S E 256945 N 3880974
Quick Description: A historical marker in downtown Collierville.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 1/11/2008 2:34:46 PM
Waymark Code: WM2YJW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 40

Long Description:
Collierville, first known as Oak Grove was founded in about 1835 and was named for Jesse R. Collier. The county's second oldest town was near Mt. Pleasant Rd. and Hwy. 57 on land of Adams, Floyd, Hodge, Collier and the Tharp Grant. In 1837, the first postmaster was John Koen, and Peter Adams gave 2 acresfor the first RR depot-1852, Chartered 17 Feb. 1870, the town elected J. Abington mayor.
Marker Name: Collierville, TN

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number: no #

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Shelby County Historical Commission


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