Near Hendersonville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Davidson County/Sumner County
Sumner County. Established 1786; named in honor of Major Gen. Jethro Sumner. Officer in French and Indian War; in the Battles of Brandywine and Germantown; and in the Army at Valley Forge. His last service was in the defense of North Carolina against Cornwallis.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.
Location. 36° 18.567′ N, 86° 40.35′ W. Marker is near Hendersonville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on U.S. 31E, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison TN 37115, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mansker Creek (approx. 1.2 miles away); Bowen Plantation House (approx. 1.3 miles away); First Long Hunters (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mansker's Station (approx. 1.4 miles away); Free Hill Road Mansker’s First Fort (approx. 1.9 miles away); William Bowen House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Goodlettsville Cumberland Presbyterian Church (approx. 2.3 miles away).
Also see . . . Battle of Cowan’s Ford. (Submitted on September 13, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Landmarks • Notable Persons • Political Subdivisions • War, French and Indian • War, US Civil •
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