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Denmark, Tennessee
Cemetery, Church, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Park
The Big Black Creek Historical Association, Inc. was formed to identify, preserve, and promote historical and cultural sites within eastern Haywood and western Madison Counties in Tennessee including the communities of Denmark, Leighton, Mercer, and Woodland. Restoration of the Denmark Presbyterian Church is underway with a grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation and Madison County.
Denmark, Tennessee
Cemetery
This is a small family cemetery for the Crittenden, Meriwether and Cobb families. It is located just off the Denmark/Huntersville Road on Freeman Lane. The earliest grave is 1832. It contains the slaves of these families.
Denmark, Tennessee
Church, Historic House, Historical Society
This is a Church building built in 1854 with slave labor. It served as a prison for 97 soldiers of the 30th Illinois from the Battle of Briton Lane which is four miles behind the church. It is being restored. The building has hand hewn lumber, put together with square nails and windows made on site.
Denmark, Tennessee
Cemetery
This cemetery is on the original site of the Denmark Presbyterian Church established in 1820. It is the largest cemetery in this area. There are grave dating back to 1823 many Civil War Soldiers are buried here. Two whose bodies were brought her after the Battle of Britton Lane which is four miles from the cemetery. It has Many stones made of White Marble form Italy.
Mercer, Tennessee
Cemetery
This Cemetery dates back to the 1820's. There are 38 Confederate Troops buried here, they were killed and placed in what the community called the murder hole. Mr. Miles Hayes along with his slaves moved the bodies to this cemetery. He buried them in a trench. This was the site of a Methodist Church.
Jackson, Tennessee
Children's, History, Historic House, Specialized
The Nashville,Chattanooga,& St.Louis Railway passenger Depot built in 1907,and restored by the Cit of Jackson in 1996 into a museum as a lasting tribute to the impact of the railroads on the growth of Jachson,TN.