Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Pulaski in Giles County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pulaski Cornerstone — Southeast

 
 
Pulaski Cornerstone — Southeast Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 6, 2020
1. Pulaski Cornerstone — Southeast Marker
Inscription.  This marker is one of four which laid out one square mile (640 acres=one section) in 1841. A land grant was issued in 1809 and 1813 to the City of Pulaski and the County of Giles by James Madison, President of the United States.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #04 James Madison series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1841.
 
Location. 35° 11.51′ N, 87° 1.653′ W. Marker is in Pulaski, Tennessee, in Giles County. Marker is on South Sam Davis Avenue south of Cleveland Street, on the right when traveling south. The marker is located in Maplewood Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pulaski TN 38478, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United States Colored Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Samuel “Sam” Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Professor John Thomas Bridgeforth (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. William Albert Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker); James M. McCallum
Pulaski Cornerstone — Southeast Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 6, 2020
2. Pulaski Cornerstone — Southeast Marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Goff Ballentine (about 300 feet away); Maplewood Cemetery (about 600 feet away); Thomas McKissack Jones (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pulaski.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 49 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 9, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

Share This Page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=151145

Paid Advertisement
May. 15, 2021