The Scarboro Community - 1D29 - Oak Ridge, TN
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N 35° 59.058 W 084° 13.260
16S E 750544 N 3985778
This historical marker is located on Bethel Valley Road northeast of the intersection with Scarboro Road in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
Waymark Code: WM5EK9
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 12/28/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Lat34North
Views: 27

The marker text reads as follows:

The Scarboro Community was founded by three brothers in the early 1790s. Jonathan, David, and James Scarborough traveled from Virginia and settled here. Scarboro was one of four area communities that predated Oak Ridge. The community remained largely unchanged until the fall of 1942, when the creation of the secret Oak Ridge facility meant dispersal of the community.

Marker Name: The Scarboro Community

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number: 1D29

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission

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