Covington in Tipton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Frances Boyd Calhoun
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 57.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Women. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 23, 1867.
Location. 35° 33.781′ N, 89° 38.682′ W. Marker is in Covington, Tennessee, in Tipton County. Marker is at the intersection of South Maple Street and East Washington Avenue, on the right when traveling north on South Maple Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 217 S Maple St, Covington TN 38019, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tipton County in the Civil War (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tipton County Confederate Monument Isaac Hayes (about 700 feet away); Thomas Goode (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hotel Lindo (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Matthew's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Canaan Missionary Baptist Church History (approx. ¼ mile away); Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Covington.
Also see . . .
1. Frances Boyd Calhoun (1867-1909). Find a Grave entry includes photograph of her gravestone and an obituary notice. (Submitted on June 26, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
2. Frances Boyd Calhoun. She turned to writing when a chronic illness ended her teaching career, but it was a letter — written in rhyme – that launched her brief publishing career. (Bella Katz Stringer, Tennessee Encyclopedia) (Submitted on June 26, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
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