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Belvidere in Franklin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

"Kentuck"

 
 
"Kentuck" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
1. "Kentuck" Marker
Inscription.  The homestead which David Crockett occupied and named in 1812 is now marked by a well standing in a field 3-1/2 miles south and to the east of this road. From here he went to the Creek War; his first wife died here. In 1816 he married Elizabeth Patton, a widow, and, late in 1817, moved to Lawrence County.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 32.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
 
Location. 35° 6.04′ N, 86° 13.33′ W. Marker is in Belvidere, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on U.S. 64, 0.2 miles west of Walnut Grove Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Belvidere TN 37306, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Polly Finlay Crockett (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Ruch (approx. 1.7 miles away); Jesse Bean (approx. 2 miles away); Falls Mill
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(approx. 2 miles away); First United Church, U.C.C. (approx. 2.7 miles away); Captain Samuel Handly (approx. 3.9 miles away); Hunter's Grocery (approx. 4.4 miles away); Huntland Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belvidere.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Polly Finley Crockett
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Elizabeth Patton Crockett. (Submitted on January 24, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
"Kentuck" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
2. "Kentuck" Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,845 times since then and 62 times this year. Last updated on January 24, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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