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Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

James M. Buchanan

1919 -

 
 
James M. Buchanan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, February 26, 2011
1. James M. Buchanan Marker
Inscription.  James M. Buchanan, economist and author, received the 1986 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. Grandson of a former governor, he attended Middle Tennessee State Teachers College, the University of Tennessee, and the University of Chicago. Buchanan's emphasis on applying market principles to political choice led to the founding of the subdiscipline of Public Choice, recognized throughout the world. Since 1983, Buchanan has been associated with George Mason University.
 
Erected by TN Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 190.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEducationIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 50.852′ N, 86° 21.84′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is on Mtsu Blvd.. In front of the Business & Aerospace building on the campus of MTSU between Mtsu Blvd. and Almuni Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Murfreesboro TN 37130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
James M. Buchanan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, February 26, 2011
2. James M. Buchanan Marker
Looking East
8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Geographic Center of Tennessee (approx. half a mile away); Middle Tennessee State Teachers College Training School (approx. 0.6 miles away); Union University (approx. 0.9 miles away); Rutherford Hospital / Middle Tennessee Medical Center (approx. one mile away); Tennessee College for Women (approx. one mile away); The Confederate Circle at Evergreen (approx. one mile away); Evergreen Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Joseph B. Palmer (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
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Also see . . .  James M. Buchanan. (Submitted on February 27, 2011, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
James M. Buchanan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, February 26, 2011
3. James M. Buchanan Marker
Looking Southwest
James M. Buchanan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, February 26, 2011
4. James M. Buchanan Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 27, 2011, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 731 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 27, 2011, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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