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Near Elkton in Giles County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Aaron Venable Brown

1795-1859

 
 
Aaron Venable Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, August 7, 2010
1. Aaron Venable Brown Marker
Inscription.  A native of North Carolina, Aaron Brown studied law in Nashville and moved to Pulaski to practice. He served four terms in the State Legislature, three terms in Congress, and one term as Governor, 1845-47. In 1850, he wrote the Tennessee Platform of the Southern Convention. Governor Brown died in Nashville.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3F 38.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 5.883′ N, 86° 57.533′ W. Marker was near Elkton, Tennessee, in Giles County. Marker was on Elkton Highway (U.S. 31) near Rose Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Elkton TN 38455, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Neill S. Brown (approx. 1.8 miles away); John Calvin Brown (approx. 1.8 miles away); Seventh Kentucky Mounted Infantry Memorial
Aaron Venable Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, August 7, 2010
2. Aaron Venable Brown Marker
View North along US Hwy 31 from Rose Road.
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(approx. 3.8 miles away); Forrest's September Raid (approx. 3.8 miles away); Elkton Bridge (approx. 5.4 miles away); First Section of Tennessee Interstate (approx. 6.3 miles away); Civil War in Tennessee (approx. 6.3 miles away); Tennessee AMVETS Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkton.
 
Additional commentary.
1. Marker has gone missing.
A local farmer noticed this marker is missing. The local mayor is asking for help finding it.
    — Submitted June 14, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 920 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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