Near Atwood in Carroll County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Colonel John Gibson
who served with distinction under
General Andrew Jackson in the
Natchez Expedition, 1812 - 13,
and in the Creek Wars.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4A 17.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1823.
Location. 35° 57.591′ N, 88° 41.818′ W. Marker is near Atwood, Tennessee, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street, Atwood Highway (Tennessee Route 76 / 77) and Cades Atwood Road, on the left when traveling east on Main Street, Atwood Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Cades Atwood Road, Atwood TN 38220, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carroll County / Gibson County (here, next to this marker); Gordon Browning (approx. ¼ mile away); U.S. Post Office (approx. 4.4 miles away); Gibson County Training School / Polk - Clark School (approx. 5 miles away); Gibson County Training School (approx. 5.1 miles away); Hillsman House (approx. 6½ miles away); Reedy Creek Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 6.8 miles away); Bethel College (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atwood.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 2, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 610 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 3, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.