Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Ellen “Nelly” VanVactor - Free Black Female Landowner



Marker ID: THC 1C 93
Location: on N. Main Street (U.S. 321), Greeneville, TN
County: Greene
Coordinates: N 36° 9.905    W 082° 49.789
  36.16508333    -82.82981666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMR81Y
 



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Ellen “Nelly” VanVactor
Free Black Female Landowner


Nelly and her family lived on the northwest corner of Summer and Irish streets. Her daughter, Erie, and Erie’s two sons were emancipated in 1822. Nelly’s son, Alfred