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Huntland in Lincoln County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lincoln County / Franklin County

 
 
Lincoln County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
1. Lincoln County Marker
Inscription.
Lincoln County

Established 1809; named in honor of Major Gen. Benjamin Lincoln of the Revolutionary Army. After service at Saratoga, he was put in Chief Command in the Southern Colonies. Later, he was Secretary of War under the Confederation, 1781-83.

Franklin County

Established 1807; named in honor of Benjamin Franklin Printer, publisher, diplomat, author, philosopher, scientist and statesman. Most notable achievements in statecraft were his representation of the Thirteen Colonies at the Court of France, his part in drafting the Declaration of Independence & his part in concluding the treaty with England which gave the Colonies their independence. He was also member of Constitutional Convention of 1787.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 17.)
 
Location. 35° 3.821′ N, 86° 19.04′ W. Marker is in Huntland, Tennessee, in Lincoln County. Marker is on U.S. 64, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntland TN 37345, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jesse Bean (approx. 4 miles away); Falls Mill
Franklin County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
2. Franklin County Marker
Other side of Lincoln County sign
(approx. 4 miles away); Polly Finlay Crockett (approx. 5.6 miles away); "Kentuck" (approx. 6 miles away); John Ruch (approx. 7.6 miles away); First United Church, U.C.C (approx. 8.6 miles away); Old Limestone Road Skirmish (approx. 9.1 miles away in Alabama); Captain Samuel Handly (approx. 9.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Benjamin Lincoln. (Submitted on January 4, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
2. Lincoln County, TN. (Submitted on January 4, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
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Lincoln County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
3. Lincoln County Marker
 
 
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