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Morristown in Hamblen County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Crockett Tavern

 
 
Crockett Tavern Marker Photo, Click for full size
By David Graff, September 13, 1999
1. Crockett Tavern Marker
Inscription. Here stood the Crockett Tavern, established and operated by John and Rebecca Crockett. It was the boyhood home of David Crockett (1786-1836), pioneer and political leader in Tennessee, and a victim of the Alamo Massacre at San Antonio, Texas.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B-9.)
 
Location. 36° 13.306′ N, 83° 16.039′ W. Marker is in Morristown, Tennessee, in Hamblen County. Marker is at the intersection of Morningside Drive and Ridgelawn Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Morningside Drive. Click for map. This marker stands in front of Crockett Tavern Museum, which is well marked with signage. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2002 Morningside Drive, Morristown TN 37814, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Erected in Memory of the 22 Hamblen County Boys Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the World War (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morris Cemetery (approx. 1.5 miles away); Morristown College (approx. 1.6 miles away); Return From Kentucky (approx. 2 miles away); Bethesda Presbyterian Church
Crockett Tavern Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Kerry L. Barker
2. Crockett Tavern Marker
(approx. 2.8 miles away); Russellville Area (approx. 2.8 miles away); Colonel Robert McFarland (approx. 3.4 miles away); Cheek's Crossroads (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Morristown.
 
Also see . . .  Crockett Tavern Museum. (Submitted on June 23, 2011, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Crockett Tavern Museum Photo, Click for full size
By David Graff, September 13, 1999
3. Crockett Tavern Museum
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 902 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on , by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia.   2. submitted on , by Kerry L. Barker of Morristown, Tennessee.   3. submitted on , by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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