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Morristown in Hamblen County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Crockett Tavern

 
 
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By David Graff, September 13, 1999
1. Crockett Tavern Marker
Inscription.  Here stood the Crockett Tavern, established and operated by John and Rebecca Crockett. It was the boyhood home of David Crockett (1786-1836), pioneer and political leader in Tennessee, and a victim of the Alamo Massacre at San Antonio, Texas.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B-9.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWar, Texas Independence. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 13.306′ N, 83° 16.039′ W. Marker is in Morristown, Tennessee, in Hamblen County. Marker is at the intersection of Morningside Drive and Ridgelawn Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Morningside Drive. This marker stands in front of Crockett Tavern Museum, which is well marked with signage. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2002 Morningside Drive, Morristown TN 37814, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Conestoga Wagon (within shouting distance
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By Kerry L. Barker
2. Crockett Tavern Marker
of this marker); Young David Crockett (within shouting distance of this marker); John Crockett: Frontier Ranger (within shouting distance of this marker); David Crockett – A Tennessee Legacy (within shouting distance of this marker); Erected in Memory of the 22 Hamblen County Boys Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the World War (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Morristown College (approx. 1.4 miles away); Morris Cemetery (approx. 1˝ miles away); Caught in the Crossfire (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morristown.
 
Also see . . .  Crockett Tavern Museum. (Submitted on June 23, 2011, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia.)
 
Crockett Tavern Museum image. Click for full size.
By David Graff, September 13, 1999
3. Crockett Tavern Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2011, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. This page has been viewed 1,312 times since then and 74 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 23, 2011, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia.   2. submitted on June 3, 2012, by Kerry L. Barker of Morristown, Tennessee.   3. submitted on June 23, 2011, by David Graff of Halifax, Nova Scotia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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