President of the United States of America, served two terms from 1801-1809
Jefferson was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, a Charter of America and Universal Liberties Drafted in 1776.
He became the Nation's First Secretary of State, Served as Vice-President to John Adams, and was elected as the third president of the United States in 1800.
During his first term, the more notable of the two he achieved The purchase of Louisiana Territory in 1803 and Commissioned the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The United States Doubled in size during his presidency.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Communications • Exploration • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #02 John Adams, the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson, and the Lewis & Clark Expedition series lists.
Location. 36° 26.204′ N, 89° 4.216′ W. Marker is in Union City, Tennessee, in Obion County. Marker is
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The United States of America (here, next to this marker); The Firehouse (here, next to this marker); The Confederate States of America (a few steps from this marker); Abraham Lincoln (a few steps from this marker); Ayn Rand 1905-1982 (a few steps from this marker); Prometheus (a few steps from this marker); Ronald Reagan (a few steps from this marker); Liberty Hall (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union City.
Also see . . . Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson (April 13 [O.S. April 2] 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809. Previously, he was elected the second Vice President of the United States, serving under John Adams from 1797 to 1801. A proponent of democracy, republicanism, and individual rights motivating American colonists to break from Great Britain and form a new nation, he produced formative documents and decisions at both the state and national level. He was a land owner and farmer. (Submitted on July 24, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.)
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 24, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 24, 2017, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.