Jackson in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
On this site in 1831 Con-
gressman Crockett, defeated
for reelection told the
citizens of Jackson and
Tennessee "You can go to
hell, but I am going to
Texas!" He went to Texas
where he died in the Battle
of the Alamo.
Location. 35° 36.848′ N, 88° 49.124′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is on E Main Street. Click for map. Located on the grounds of the Madison County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson TN 38301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monroe Dunaway Anderson 1873-1939 / Anderson, Clayton & Company (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andersons & Claytons Memorial (about 400 feet away); First United Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); Butler Race Track c. 1825 / Memphis Conference Female Institute 1843-1923 (approx. ¼ mile away); General Ulysses S. Grant (approx. 0.4 miles away); Riverside Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jackson Spoke Here (approx. 0.6 miles away); Camp Beauregard (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jackson.
Categories. • War, Texas Independence •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.