Faux Mayes Cross in Kingston/Rockwood, TN

Faux Mayes Cross in Kingston/Rockwood, TN

A rather unusual, more primitive concrete marker on Hwy 80 in Rockwood, TN near Kingston, TN. The cross misses the typical lettering and message, instead it appears rough and with a different wording than Mayes on each side. One side says JESUS CHRIST IS LORD, the other is barely readable but states …BUT THE BLOOD……

The Cross Bench – Ford’s Woods Park, Middlesboro, KY

The Cross Bench – Ford’s Woods Park, Middlesboro, KY

From “A Coal Miner’s Simple Message” The cross bench is a very special sign that lots of people have enjoyed. This particular one-of-a-kind sign (bench) weighs two thousand pounds and is built in the shape of a cross. This shows the cross bench as it was first cast at Harrison’s homeplace. Later, it was moved to downtown. Presently, it is placed at…

Get Right With God – Happy Ending (Sign, Speedwell, TN)

Get Right With God – Happy Ending (Sign, Speedwell, TN)

Sign by Henry Harrison Mayes in near Old-Hwy 63, Speedwell, TN Location: 36.52185783000347, -83.74941173203882 According to “A Coal Miner’s Simple Message” Book, a cross was relocated from Middlesborro to Speedwell, TN to Bill Hatfields property. I wasn’t able to find it via street view or satellite images, but I found a painted Mayes sign. Hatfield…

Henry Harrison Mayes Roadside Cross in Cecile, OH

Henry Harrison Mayes Roadside Cross in Cecile, OH

Couldn’t locate the cross on google streetview but it must have been around here: https://goo.gl/maps/nmemsHV5fMZEdULQ7 Cross is now at the museum https://goo.gl/maps/NNfPR6GDEWtiZMrK7   Public sentiment leads to old cross staying, new cross planned – Blessings in disguise Tuesday, July 28, 2015 11:00 AM By NANCY WHITAKER Progress Feature Writer CECIL – The old cross sign…

A mark of faith – Conway couple now possesses sign that was obsession of Tennessee man

A mark of faith – Conway couple now possesses sign that was obsession of Tennessee man

As many other markers, the Conway, AR marker was moved from the original location due to a highway expansion project. It was moved from around Squirrel Hill a mile East. Below is a facebook post by someone and a news article from the Log cabin Democrat Newspaper, about the destiny of the cross. FRED PETRUCELLI/…