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

Robert H. White, Ph. D.

(1883 - 1970)

 
 
Robert H. White. Ph. D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 12 miles of this marker, measured as the
Robert H. White. Ph. D. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
2. Robert H. White. Ph. D. Marker
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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); Coxville Church and Cemetery Winfield Scott (Scotty) Moore (approx. 6.3 miles away); First Strawberries (approx. 6.6 miles away); Thomas Conyers, Sr. (approx. 10.6 miles away); Depot (approx. 11.3 miles away); 1116 Main Street (approx. 11.4 miles away); 1201 Main Street (approx. 11.4 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 677 times since then and 20 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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Jun. 27, 2022