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Rutledge in Grainger County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

DeWitt Clinton Senter

1830-1898

 
 
DeWitt Clinton Senter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 3, 2010
1. DeWitt Clinton Senter Marker
Inscription. A native and State Representative of Grainger County, DeWitt Senter voted against secession in 1861. Imprisoned and driven from home by Confederates, he returned in 1865. He served in the State Senate until 1869 when he succeeded to the governorship. An advocate of the Constitutional Convention of 1870, Governor Senter died in Morristown.
 
Erected by Tennesse Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B 58.)
 
Location. 36° 16.851′ N, 83° 30.89′ W. Marker is in Rutledge, Tennessee, in Grainger County. Marker is at the intersection of Rutledge Pike (Tennessee Route 11W) and Marshall Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Rutledge Pike. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rutledge TN 37861, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Johnson's First Tailor Shop (within shouting distance of this marker); The Olde Grainger County Jail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to the Overlook at Panther Creek State Park (approx. 7.1 miles away); Bean Station (approx. 8.3 miles away); Cox Mill (approx.
DeWitt Clinton Senter image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
2. DeWitt Clinton Senter
8.6 miles away); Battle of Bean's Station (approx. 8.9 miles away); a different marker also named Bean Station (approx. 8.9 miles away); Melville Milton Murrell (approx. 9.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rutledge.
 
Also see . . .  Dewitt Clinton Senter. (Submitted on March 1, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
DeWitt Clinton Senter Grave Marker - Close-up image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 5, 2017
3. DeWitt Clinton Senter Grave Marker - Close-up
Ex. Gov. DeWitt Clinton Senter Born Mar. 26, 1830, Died June 14, 1898. Member of Tennessee House of Representatives from 1852 to 1861, of the Senate from 1867 to 1869 and Governor of Tennessee two terms. After life's fitful fever, he sleeps well.
DeWitt Clinton Senter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 3, 2010
4. DeWitt Clinton Senter Marker
DeWitt Clinton Senter Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 5, 2017
5. DeWitt Clinton Senter Grave Marker
Located in Jarnigan Cemetery, Morristown, TN.
 
 
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