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Franklin in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Ewen Cameron

 
 
Ewen Cameron Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 8, 2012
1. Ewen Cameron Marker
Inscription. On this site in 1798 Ewen Cameron built the first house in the town of Franklin. Cameron was born Feb. 23, 1768 in Balgalkan, Ferintosh, Scotland. He emigrated to Virginia in 1785 and from there came to Tennessee. Cameron died Feb. 28, 1846, having lived forty-eight years in the same log house. He and his second wife, Mary, are buried in the old City Cemetery. His descendants have lived in Franklin continuously since 1798 when his son Duncan was the first white child born here.
 
Erected 1993 by Williamson County Historical Society.
 
Location. 35° 55.493′ N, 86° 52.02′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is on 2nd Avenue South south of East Main Street (U.S. 31), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Across the street from Masonic Historic Marker and next to the parking garage. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin TN 37064, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Masonic Temple (within shouting distance of this marker); Lot 60 at the Corner of Cameron & Church Street / "Bucket of Blood" Neighborhood (within shouting distance of this marker); Original St Philip Catholic Church
Ewen Cameron Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 8, 2012
2. Ewen Cameron Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John H. Eaton (about 300 feet away); Union Headquarters (about 400 feet away); St. Philip Catholic Church (about 400 feet away); Franklin Cotton Factory and Foundry / Lillie Mills (about 500 feet away); Old Factory Store (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Ewen Cameron Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 8, 2012
3. Ewen Cameron Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 255 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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