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Brownsville in Haywood County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown

 
 
Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
1. Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown Marker
Inscription. Born May 9, 1775, Bucks County, PA. Appointed Brig. Gen. U.S. Army July 19, 1813. Distinguished himself in War of 1812 at Ogdensburg, Sackett's Harbor, Was severely wounded at Niagara. Senior officer of U.S. Army at war's end. First commissioners named Brownsville in his honor. General-in-Chief U.S. Army from 1821 until his death Feb. 24, 1828.
 
Erected 1992 by The Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Tennessee; Brownsville Chapter - L.J.S. - S.P.
 
Location. 35° 35.699′ N, 89° 15.735′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Tennessee, in Haywood County. Marker is at the intersection of North Washington Avenue (Tennessee Route 76) and West Franklin Street, on the right when traveling south on North Washington Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 N Washington Ave, Brownsville TN 38012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Army National Guard (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brownsville (about 500 feet away); Dunbar (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tabernacle (approx. 4 miles away); Bradford's Landing
Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
2. Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown Marker
(approx. 7 miles away); Stanton Masonic Lodge And School (approx. 12 miles away); Stanton (approx. 12.1 miles away); Cherryville (approx. 12.6 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Brownsville.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812
 
Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
3. Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 528 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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