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Near Atwood in Carroll County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Gibson County

 
 
Gibson County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 3, 2012
1. Gibson County Marker
Inscription.
Established 1823; Named in honor of

Colonel John Gibson

who served with distinction under
General Andrew Jackson in the
Natchez Expedition, 1812 - 13,
and in the Creek Wars.

 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4A 17.)
 
Location. 35° 57.591′ N, 88° 41.818′ W. Marker is near Atwood, Tennessee, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street, Atwood Highway (Tennessee Route 76 / 77) and Cades Atwood Road, on the left when traveling east on Main Street, Atwood Highway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Cades Atwood Road, Atwood TN 38220, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carroll County (here, next to this marker); Gordon Browning (approx. mile away); Gibson County Training School / Polk - Clark School (approx. 5 miles away); Gibson County Training School (approx. 5.1 miles away); Hillsman House (approx. 6.5 miles away); Forrest's Raid (approx. 7.1 miles away); First County Court (approx. 7.1 miles away); Christmasville (approx. 9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Atwood.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Gibson County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 3, 2012
2. Gibson County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 400 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on January 21, 2017.
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