Historic Markers Across Tennessee



James Monroe McKenzie 1818 - 1873



Marker ID: THC 4A 46
Location: 2331 Cedar Street, at the intersection with Broadway Street, Mc Kenzie, TN
County: Carroll
Coordinates: N 36° 7.916    W 088° 31.07
  36.13193333    -88.51783333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1X89
 



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James Monroe McKenzie, entrepreneur and philanthropist, was born in February 12, 1818. In 1860 he donated land for the depot and freight office where the Nashville and Northwestern Railroad crossed the Memphis and Ohio Railroad, resulting in the town bei