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

Home of Lucy Holcombe Pickens

 
 
Home of Lucy Holcombe Pickens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 21, 2010
1. Home of Lucy Holcombe Pickens Marker
Inscription. The "Queen of the Confederacy" was born here January 11, 1832. In 1858 she married Francis Pickens, United States Ambassador to Russia and later Governor of South Carolina. During the Civil War, Lucy was the only woman honored by having her portrait used on Confederate money. Union Army officers were quartered here during occupation from 1862 - 1865.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 66.)
 
Location. 35° 2.736′ N, 89° 14.766′ W. Marker is in LaGrange, Tennessee, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Third Street (State Highway 57) and Pine Street, on the left when traveling east on Third Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moscow TN 38057, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. La Grange (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grierson's Raid (about 700 feet away); LaGrange (approx. 0.2 miles away); Immanuel Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lucy Petway Holcombe Pickens House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Gloster - Anderson Graveyard
Home of Lucy Holcombe Pickens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 21, 2010
2. Home of Lucy Holcombe Pickens Marker
Looking east toward downtown LaGrange.
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Woodlawn (approx. 1.5 miles away); First Bird Dog Field Trials (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in LaGrange.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 847 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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