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Lynchburg in Moore County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Crockett Homestead

 
 
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By Tom Gillard, November 17, 2009
1. Crockett Homestead Marker
Inscription.  One mile south, on south side of East Branch of Mulberry Creek, David Crockett built a log house in which he lived from 1811 to 1813. While here he hunted, and cleared a field three miles northwest on "Hungry Hill." When bears and other game became scarce, he moved to better hunting grounds in Franklin County.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3G 20.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1811.
 
Location. 35° 19.429′ N, 86° 21.178′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Tennessee, in Moore County. Marker is at the intersection of Lynchburg Highway (Tennessee Route 55) and Cobb Hollow Road, on the right when traveling south on Lynchburg Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynchburg TN 37352, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Jack Daniel Distillery (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lynchburg
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By Duane Marsteller
2. Crockett Homestead Marker
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(approx. 3.1 miles away); Moore County Confederate Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); Moore County Courthouse (approx. 3.1 miles away); Moore County Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); Moore County (approx. 3.1 miles away); Farrar Home Place (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
Also see . . .  David Crockett. (Submitted on November 17, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 2,020 times since then and 234 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 17, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.   2. submitted on February 22, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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