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

Nathan Nesbitt

 
 
Nathan Nesbitt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, August 6, 2011
1. Nathan Nesbitt Marker
Inscription. Lived and is buried about 3½ miles southeast. On December 9, 1822, he made a trail through the woods to the new county seat, carrying a crosscut saw. Arrived at Huntingdon, he sawed a door in the new log courthouse and thus, as Chairman of the Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, opened the first session of the court.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4A 9.)
 
Location. 36° 0.421′ N, 88° 24.39′ W. Marker is in Huntingdon, Tennessee, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (Business U.S. 70) and Buena Vista Road, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntingdon TN 38344, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Oak Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Isaac R. Hawkins (approx. 2.2 miles away); Old Racetrack (approx. 3 miles away); Alexis de Tocqueville At Sandy Bridge (approx. 7.9 miles away); Hollowrock Church (approx. 9 miles away); First County Court (approx. 9.5 miles away); Clarksburg (approx. 9.5 miles away); Forrest's Raid (approx. 9.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Huntingdon.
 
Categories. PoliticsSettlements & Settlers
 
Nathan Nesbitt Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 18, 2012
2. Nathan Nesbitt Marker
This is near the parking lot of Wendy's Restaurant.
 
 
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