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LaGrange in Fayette County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Home of Lucy Holcombe Pickens

 
 
Home of Lucy Holcombe Pickens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 21, 2010
1. Home of Lucy Holcombe Pickens Marker
Inscription.  The "Queen of the Confederacy" was born here January 11, 1832. In 1858 she married Francis Pickens, United States Ambassador to Russia and later Governor of South Carolina. During the Civil War, Lucy was the only woman honored by having her portrait used on Confederate money. Union Army officers were quartered here during occupation from 1862 - 1865.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 66.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 2.736′ N, 89° 14.766′ W. Marker is in LaGrange, Tennessee, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of Third Street (State Highway 57) and Pine Street, on the left when traveling east on Third Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moscow TN 38057, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. La Grange (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Grierson's Raid
Home of Lucy Holcombe Pickens Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 21, 2010
2. Home of Lucy Holcombe Pickens Marker
Looking east toward downtown LaGrange.
(about 700 feet away); LaGrange (approx. 0.2 miles away); Immanuel Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lucy Petway Holcombe Pickens House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Gloster - Anderson Graveyard (approx. 0.6 miles away); Woodlawn (approx. 1˝ miles away); First Bird Dog Field Trials (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in LaGrange.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 26, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,024 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 26, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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