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Elkton in Giles County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

John Calvin Brown

 
 
John Calvin Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, August 7, 2010
1. John Calvin Brown Marker
Inscription. Born in the same house as his brother, Neill, June 1, 1827. Enlisting for the Confederacy in 1861, he commanded a division at the war's end, having been twice wounded. Member 1869 Legislature and president, 1870 Constitutional Convention; elected Governor that year and again in 1872. Died Aug. 17, 1889; buried in Pulaski.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3F 18.)
 
Location. 35° 5.283′ N, 86° 55.75′ W. Marker is in Elkton, Tennessee, in Giles County. Marker is on Elkton Pike (U.S. 31) north of Newman Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located just south of the northern Elkton city limits sign. Marker is in this post office area: Elkton TN 38455, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Neill S. Brown (here, next to this marker); Aaron Venable Brown (approx. 1.8 miles away); Elkton Bridge (approx. 3.7 miles away); First Section of Tennessee Interstate (approx. 4.6 miles away); Seventh Kentucky Mounted Infantry Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Forrest's September Raid
John Calvin Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, August 7, 2010
2. John Calvin Brown Marker
Looking South along US Hwy 31. This marker is farthest from the camera.
(approx. 5.4 miles away); Maplewood Cemetery (approx. 9.2 miles away); Edward Everett Eslick (1872-1932) (approx. 9.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elkton.
 
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John Calvin Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, August 7, 2010
3. John Calvin Brown Marker
Looking North along US Hwy 31. This marker is closest to the camera.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 633 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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