Oaklawn Garden - Germantown, TN
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N 35° 04.807 W 089° 48.133
16S E 244508 N 3885519
A marker for Oaklawn Garden in Germantown, TN.
Waymark Code: WM17XPQ
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 04/17/2023
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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The house was built in 1854 on Wm. Carter's land. Its 493 acres were subdivided in 1872. In 1918 Fritz Hussy and Mamie Cloyes owned and named 20 acres Oaklawn Garden. Harry and Becky Cloyes established a botanical garden and museum of historic items, including; Germantown's 1942 fire truck and the first jail, a Southern Railway 1889 boxcar and a Norfolk and Western 1944 caboose.
Marker Name: Oaklawn Garden

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number: NA

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Germantown Historic Committee

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