Stanton

Address: U.S. 70 Stanton, TN
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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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Three statewide and 16 regional trails run through your favorite Tennessee destinations. The best part is you can decide when and where you want to travel. Discover more »

Cotton Junction
Journey through rural West Tennessee's historic landmarks. Hear stories of early pioneers, railroad heroes, "King Cotton," struggles of slaves, sharecroppers and music legends. Learn about this trail »


Cotton Junction
Journey through rural West Tennessee's historic landmarks. Hear stories of early pioneers, railroad heroes, "King Cotton," struggles of slaves, sharecroppers and music legends. Learn about this trail »


Cotton Junction
Journey through rural West Tennessee's historic landmarks. Hear stories of early pioneers, railroad heroes, "King Cotton," struggles of slaves, sharecroppers and music legends. Learn about this trail »


Cotton Junction
Journey through rural West Tennessee's historic landmarks. Hear stories of early pioneers, railroad heroes, "King Cotton," struggles of slaves, sharecroppers and music legends. Learn about this trail »