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Somerville in Fayette County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Organization of Fayette County

 
 
Organization of Fayette County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, July 14, 2007
1. Organization of Fayette County Marker
Inscription. Fayette County was organized the first Monday in December, 1824, in the home of Robert G. Thornton, ten miles S. East on North fork of Wolf River. It was made a part of the district which David Crockett then represented in the state legislature.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 56.)
 
Location. 35° 14.636′ N, 89° 21.026′ W. Marker is in Somerville, Tennessee, in Fayette County. Marker is on West Court Square 0 miles north of West Fayette Street (U.S. 64). Click for map. West of the courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Somerville TN 38068, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hardeman County/Fayette County (approx. 10.3 miles away); James K. Polk / James C. Jones (approx. 11.6 miles away); Dancyville United Methodist Church (approx. 11.6 miles away); Burchett Douglass (approx. 11.6 miles away); Cypress-Davis Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 11.8 miles away); Battle of Moscow (approx. 13 miles away); Battle of Moscow / Union Troops of African Descent (approx. 13 miles away); Lucy Petway Holcombe Pickens House (approx. 14.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Government
 
Marker and gazebo on W. Court Square image. Click for full size.
By Allen Gathman, July 14, 2007
2. Marker and gazebo on W. Court Square
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. This page has been viewed 528 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Allen Gathman of Pocahontas, Missouri. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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