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Shelbyville in Bedford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Clement Cannon, Sr.

 
 
Clement Cannon, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, January 23, 2010
1. Clement Cannon, Sr. Marker
Inscription. Born in NC, 1783; veteran of the War of 1812; early Bedford County manufacturer; Whig political leader. In 1810 Cannon provided 100 acres of land for the site of the "Town of Shelbyville" and in 1817 donated 5 acres to Dickson Academy and a lot to a local church. He died in 1860 and is buried in the Cannon Cemetery 400 feet southwest.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3G 29.)
 
Location. 35° 28.075′ N, 86° 27.11′ W. Marker is in Shelbyville, Tennessee, in Bedford County. Marker is at the intersection of Judge Mac Farrar Memorial Highway (State Highway 82) and South Brittain Street, on the right when traveling south on Judge Mac Farrar Memorial Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shelbyville TN 37160, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tribute to World War I Veterans of Bedford County, Tennessee (approx. 1.1 miles away); Fighting in Shelbyville (approx. 1.1 miles away); Bedford County, Tennessee Veterans Memorial Plaza (approx. 1.1 miles away); Prentice Cooper (approx. 1.2 miles away); In Memory of the "Shelbyville Rebels" Co. F.
Clement Cannon, Sr. overview image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, January 23, 2010
2. Clement Cannon, Sr. overview
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Tribute to Revolutionary War Veterans of Bedford County, Tennesee (approx. 1.2 miles away); Tribute to Veterans of Bedford County, Tennessee (approx. 1.2 miles away); Shelbyville, Tennessee (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shelbyville.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar of 1812
 
Clement Cannon, Sr. grave image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, January 23, 2010
3. Clement Cannon, Sr. grave
Clement Cannon, Sr. grave image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, January 23, 2010
4. Clement Cannon, Sr. grave
Clement Cannon, Sr. grave image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, January 23, 2010
5. Clement Cannon, Sr. grave
Coordinates: N35 28.023 W86 27.183
 
 
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