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Near Jackson in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Adam Huntsman

 
 
Adam Huntsman Marker is missing. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, November 17, 2012
1. Adam Huntsman Marker is missing.
Inscription.  Coming to Tennessee from his native Virginia about 1807, he was a prominent figure for five terms in the State Senate between 1815 and 1829. He was a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1834, and defeated David Crockett for Congress in 1835. He is buried in Old Salem Cemetery, about four miles south of here.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 22.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1807.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 35° 39.798′ N, 88° 45.567′ W. Marker was near Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker was on U.S. 70/412, 0.2 miles south of Watson Road, on the right when traveling east. This marker is not in a good area to pull off. About 600 feet north of the marker is a wide blacktop area in front of a house. Plenty of room
Adam Huntsman Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, November 17, 2012
2. Adam Huntsman Marker
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to pull off and to enter/exit auto safely. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Jackson TN 38305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Large Oak Tree (approx. 2.3 miles away); Unknown Sentry Stands Guard (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Battle of Salem Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Salem Cemetery (approx. 2.4 miles away); John Luther Jones (approx. 3.4 miles away); Lane College (approx. 3.6 miles away); Jones' Anglewood (approx. 3.8 miles away); Merry High School (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
More about this marker. Marker is missing from the reported location. [See Editors Note!)
 
Adam Huntsman Gravestone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By David Graff, April 22, 2011
3. Adam Huntsman Gravestone
Huntsman's grave is in the Old Salem Cemetery. Damage to the stone was probably caused by rifle fire from N.B. Forrest's troopers who fought a battle here on December 19, 1862.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 29, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 631 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on June 18, 2022, by David Austin of Scotts Hill, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee.   3. submitted on February 7, 2014, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 2, 2022