Benton County Tennessee
Genealogy

Local Sites

 

A, B, C, D - G, H, J - L, M, N - R S, T - Z, LOCAL SITES ,UNKNOWN

 

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A post card with Camden Street Scene 1940s

Submitted by
Mary Gibson
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This is my fathers lumber yard that was located on Hwy. 69. When this picture was taken late 1930s. Hwy. 69 was a gravel road.

Submitted by
Mary Gibson
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Dixie Theatre

Picture from Book Families and Histories Benton County Tennessee

Courtesy of Benton County Genealogical Society
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This boat was docked off of Eva Beach area in Eva, TN. Now (temporarily) stored at Birdsong Marina in Benton County

Courtesy of
Doris M. Craig
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Halls Valley Church
Located in Hall's Valley in Harmons Creek Community.

Courtesy of
Doris M. Craig
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Harmons Creek Church

Courtesy of
Doris M. Craig
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Beaverdam Creek Bridge, known as "The Old Iron Bridge". It was replaced by a concrete one in early 1980's.

Courtesy of
Doris M. Craig
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Sulpher Creek School

Courtesy of
Doris M. Craig
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The Old Train Depot at Eva, TN in 1911. When the Tennessee River was flooded to make Kentucky Lake, the depot passed into history. The man standing in the window is Thomas Jefferson Melton, my great grandfather and the boy sitting on the porch is identified as Claud Hooper.

Courtesy of
Brenda Griffith

Offsite Link with more information
The Nashville, Chattanooga and St. Louis Railway

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Old swinging bridge during a flood in Big Sandy before the dike was built. It is the only one I have of that bridge. I would really like to find one of it when it wasn't flooded.

Courtesy of
Betty Davis
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1956

1956 Newspaper Clipping

"The Pecan Tree"

Rumored to have been started from one of the soldiers in the War of 1812 that was camped there that was eating pecans. Over the years, MANY family reunions, groups & outings have been held at "The Pecan Tree" that's how it's known. Now partially filled with concrete to support it's dying limbs.

Courtesy of
Doris M. Craig

 

A, B, C, D - G, H, J - L, M, N - R S, T - Z, LOCAL SITES ,UNKNOWN

 

 
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