TENSION CEMETERY

 TENSION CEMETERY (REMOVED)
                         (PRIOR TO PERCY PRIEST LAKE & DAM CONSTRUCTION)
 
PP-11:  NASHVILLE, DAVIDSON COUNTY, TN.  Relocated in 1966.
 
U. S. Corps of Engineers removed the Tension Cemetery (#11), Davidson County,  prior to the construction of Percy Priest Lake and Dam.  Re-interments took place at Mt. Juliet Cemetery, Wilson County, TN.,  in Memorial Gardens Section 2.   Corps recorded the following names and death dates:
 
Tension, T.  No date
Tension, Abner.  No date
22 Unknown.  Graves without markers.
 
Original location of the Tension Cemetery may be found on www.topozone.com/viewmaps.asp   
(Available in 2004)
 
For additional historical information on the Percy Priest Dam and Lake Project, click-on “Percy Priest. Cemeteries Removed”                                                       

Report.  4-30-2004
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