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Nunnelly in Hickman County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

First County Seat

 
 
First County Seat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 19, 2020
1. First County Seat Marker
Inscription.  Hickman County's first courthouse and jail, hewn log structures, stood on the hill 300 yards away, in the midst of the pioneer of town of Vernon. The Legislative act making Centerville the county seat was passed in 1821 and the courthouse was moved there bodily in 1823.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 24.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 52.167′ N, 87° 29.892′ W. Marker is in Nunnelly, Tennessee, in Hickman County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 230 and Old Airport Road, on the right when traveling west on State Highway 230. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1648 Vernon Ln, Nunnelly TN 37137, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Nunnelly Family Memorial Garden (approx. one mile away); Grace Baxter Thompson (approx. one mile away); Beth Slater Whitson
First County Seat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, September 19, 2020
2. First County Seat Marker
(approx. 1.7 miles away); Edwin Hickman (approx. 6.3 miles away); Hickman County Courthouse (approx. 6˝ miles away); Hickman County Veterans Memorial (approx. 6˝ miles away); Lee & Gould Furnace (approx. 8.1 miles away); Coble Pottery (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nunnelly.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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