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Alamo in Crockett County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Crockett County's First Court

 
 
Crockett County's First Court Marker image. Click for full size.
By Megan Smith, September 16, 2020
1. Crockett County's First Court Marker
Inscription.  In the second floor of the original Methodist Episcopal Church here, the first county court met. March 12, 1872, with Isaac Johnson Chairman, and Commissioners W.N. Beasley, John F. Sinclair, J.F. Robertson, David A. James, Asa Dean, Frank F. Wood, Dr. T.J. Hicks and John E. Pearson. The town's name was changed from Cageville the same year.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 28.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 47.191′ N, 89° 6.959′ W. Marker is in Alamo, Tennessee, in Crockett County. Marker is on East Church Street (State Highway 221) just east of North Johnson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 83 E Church St, Alamo TN 38001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cageville in the Civil War (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Robert H. White, Ph. D. (about 700
Crockett County's First Court Marker image. Click for full size.
By Megan Smith, September 16, 2020
2. Crockett County's First Court Marker
feet away); First Strawberries (approx. 6.6 miles away); Thomas Conyers, Sr. (approx. 10.6 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 11.3 miles away); Samuel Cole Williams (approx. 11.4 miles away); Tabernacle (approx. 11.9 miles away); Dunbar (approx. 15.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alamo.
 
Current First Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Megan Smith, September 16, 2020
3. Current First Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 16, 2020, by David Austin of Scotts Hill, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on September 17, 2020, by David Austin of Scotts Hill, Tennessee.   2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2020, by David Austin of Scotts Hill, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
 
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Oct. 26, 2020