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Alamo in Crockett County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Robert H. White, Ph. D.

(1883 - 1970)

 
 
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By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
1. Robert H. White. Ph. D. Marker
Inscription.  Robert H. "Bob" White was born in Crockett County 10 miles west of this site. He served 15 years as Tennessee's first official State Historian. He had previously served as a college teacher and a consultant to many departments of state government as well as to the Tennessee Valley Authority. He was a distinguished author and a recognized humorous lecturer.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 38.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCharity & Public WorkEducation. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 47.098′ N, 89° 7.029′ W. Marker is in Alamo, Tennessee, in Crockett County. Marker is at the intersection of Bells Street (Tennessee Route 88) and South Court Street, on the right when traveling north on Bells Street. On the south west corner of the courthouse lawn. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alamo TN 38001, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as
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By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
2. Robert H. White. Ph. D. Marker
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the crow flies. Cageville in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Crockett County's First Court (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Strawberries (approx. 6.6 miles away); Thomas Conyers, Sr. (approx. 10.6 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 11.4 miles away); Samuel Cole Williams (approx. 11˝ miles away); Tabernacle (approx. 11.8 miles away); Dunbar (approx. 15˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alamo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 642 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 26, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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