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Jasper in Marion County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Betsy Pack

 
 
Betsy Pack Marker image. Click for full size.
By R.E. Smith, circa July 2007
1. Betsy Pack Marker
Inscription. Born Elizabeth Lowery, daughter of Chief John Lowery of the Cherokee, she lived in a house about 60 yards southeast after her marriage. She donated the ground on which the town of Jasper was laid out in 1820, when the county seat was moved here from Cheekville, near Whitwell about 12 miles northeast.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2B 19.)
 
Location. 35° 4.447′ N, 85° 37.5′ W. Marker is in Jasper, Tennessee, in Marion County. Marker is on U.S. 72, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jasper TN 37347, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Will Cummings Highway (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chiaha (approx. 4.3 miles away); Bean-Roulston Graveyard (approx. 4.7 miles away); Love's Ferry (approx. 4.7 miles away); The TVA System of Multipurpose Dams (approx. 4.9 miles away); Nickajack Cave (approx. 5.1 miles away); Hales Bar Dam (approx. 5.3 miles away); Fort McCook (approx. 5.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jasper.
 
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Looking West. image. Click for full size.
By R.E. Smith, circa July 2007
2. Looking West.
Looking East. image. Click for full size.
By R.E. Smith, July 13, 2006
3. Looking East.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,490 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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