city was founded in 1873 and named in honor of Captain William Martin,
a prosperous landowner who settled in the area in 1838. By the late
1850's Captain Martin influenced the Nashville and Northwestern Railway
to construct a line which would run through the Martin estates, thus
serving the citizens of the area.
Driving Directions From
Travel Interstate-40 west
exit the interstate at Highway 22 at Parker's Crossroads
(Exit 108 north).
Follow Highway 22 to Martin.
Follow the signs
Turn left at the last campus entrance, then right
on Pat Summitt Road. The park is on the right.
Total Distance: 154.03
miles; 3 hours driving time
in McKenzie, just before Martin
on Hwy 22 901-352-8141
(skip the sides, go for the sandwich)
615 N Lindell St