This charming town began with the coming of the Memphis & Ohio Railroad to the local depot in the 1830s, but the original site was four miles west and known as Wesley. When Joseph Stanton, the station's namesake, moved to this area in 1856, he negotiated to move the rail route, making a ghost town of the once-thriving Wesley. Explore downtown to get an authentic sense of life in West Tennessee.
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