Near Franklin in Simpson County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
James Bowie Birth Site / 1869 "Cut-Off"/Bowie Land
born in this area. (See other side)
Erected 1994 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1947.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list.
Location. 36° 46.43′ N, 86° 42.163′ W. Marker is near Franklin, Kentucky, in Simpson County. Marker is at the intersection of Turnertown Road (State Road 1170) and Mennonite Church Road, on the right when traveling west on Turnertown Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5100 Turnertown Road, Franklin KY 42134, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Virgil Munday Chapman (approx. 2.3 miles away); Brodnax-Conn House (approx. 6.6 miles away); "Elmwood" (approx. 6.7 miles away); McCutchen Meadows (approx. 7 miles away); Lincoln School (approx. 7.3 miles away); a different marker also named Lincoln School (approx. 7.3 miles away); The Shaker Tavern (approx. 7.6 miles away); "Sue Mundy's" Grave (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Also see . . . James Bowie (Wikipedia). (Submitted on January 25, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 25, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 45 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 25, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.