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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Hamilton County

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 17, 2020
1. Hamilton County Marker
Inscription.  Hamilton County created October 25, 1819, named for Alexander Hamilton born January 11, 1757; died July 12 1804. Aide de Camp to Gen. Washington at twenty: member of Continental Congress at twenty-five; captain in Revolutionary War; a leader in the Philadelphia convention which framed the Constitution of United States. First Secretary of the U.S. Treasury at thirty-two. Established public credit system of our infant republic, which is still in use. Eminent lawyer and distinguished writer.
 
Erected 1949 by Hamilton County Council; Tennessee Historical Commission; Volunteer Chapter, U.S. D. of 1812; National Society United States Daughters of 1812; State of Tennessee.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicGovernment & PoliticsPolitical SubdivisionsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission, and the United States Daughters of 1812, National Society series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is October 25, 1819.
 
Location. 35° 2.938′ 
Hamilton County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 17, 2020
2. Hamilton County Marker
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N, 85° 18.412′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Georgia Avenue just north of East 7th Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is affixed to wall at south entrance of Hamilton County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 625 Georgia Avenue, Chattanooga TN 37402, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Military History of Chattanooga (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abby Crawford Milton (about 400 feet away); First Methodist Church (about 400 feet away); Chattanooga's First School (about 700 feet away); Point in the Line of Fort Sherman (about 700 feet away); William (Uncle Bill) Lewis (approx. 0.2 miles away); William "Uncle Bill" Lewis (approx. 0.2 miles away); Chattanooga Daily Rebel (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 26, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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