“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Pelham in Grundy County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Grundy County

Grundy County 2E3 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sharon N. Goodman
1. Grundy County 2E3 Marker
Inscription.  Established 1844: named in honor of Felix Grundy of Virginia. Chief Justice of the Kentucky Supreme Court; Rep. in Congress from Tenn. 1811-1814. US Senator 1829-38. Attorney Gen. in President Van Buren's Cabinet. At the time of his death in 1840, he was again a US Senator.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E3.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsPolitical Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #08 Martin Van Buren, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1844.
Location. 35° 19.406′ N, 85° 54.237′ W. Marker is near Pelham, Tennessee, in Grundy County. Marker is on Hillsboro Highway (U.S. 41), on the right when traveling south. Located at the Grundy County/Coffee County line on Highway 41. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pelham TN 37366, 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. Coffee County / Grundy County (here, next to this marker); Struggling Through the Mountains
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(approx. 6 miles away); The Dawn Redwood of Monteagle (approx. 6.6 miles away); The Amphitheater (approx. 6.6 miles away); Grundy County / Marion County (approx. 6.7 miles away); Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 6.7 miles away); Monteagle Sunday School Assembly (approx. 6.8 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pelham.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2010, by Sharon N. Goodman of Round Rock, Texas. This page has been viewed 988 times since then and 108 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 18, 2010, by Sharon N. Goodman of Round Rock, Texas. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 8, 2023