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Sparta in White County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

White County

 
 
White County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, November 15, 2009
1. White County Marker
Inscription.  Established 1806; named in honor of John White, Veteran of the Revolutionary War. First Settler in what later became White County.
 
Erected by Sparta Lions Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. A significant historical year for this entry is 1806.
 
Location. 35° 55.542′ N, 85° 27.852′ W. Marker is in Sparta, Tennessee, in White County. Marker is at the intersection of W. Bockman Way (U.S. 70) and North Main Street (Tennessee Route 84) on W. Bockman Way. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sparta TN 38583, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. White County Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); The Double Eagle Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Joseph Kerr Monument (a few steps from this marker); POW*MIA Monument (a few steps from this marker); Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park (within shouting distance
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of this marker); a different marker also named Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sparta.
 
White County Courthouse and the marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, November 15, 2009
2. White County Courthouse and the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 15, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 822 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on May 18, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 15, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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