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Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

General Griffith Rutherford

1721 -1805

 
 
General Griffith Rutherford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 25, 2013
1. General Griffith Rutherford Marker
Inscription. For whom this county was named in 1803.

In the early years of the Revolutionary War he commanded all Military Forces west of the Alleghenies
 
Erected by Rutherford County Tennessee.
 
Location. 35° 50.774′ N, 86° 23.538′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of North Public Square and North Maple Street, on the left when traveling west on North Public Square. Click for map. The marker is located on the grounds of the Rutherford County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Pubic Square, Murfreesboro TN 37130, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Murfreesboro (a few steps from this marker); Architecture on the Square (a few steps from this marker); The Founding of the County (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Rutherford County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Murfreesboro Confederate Soldiers Monument (within shouting
General Griffith Rutherford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 25, 2013
2. General Griffith Rutherford Marker
distance of this marker); Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); 1860s View of East Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 221 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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