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Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown

 
 
Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
1. Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown Marker
Inscription.  Born May 9, 1775, Bucks County, PA. Appointed Brig. Gen. U.S. Army July 19, 1813. Distinguished himself in War of 1812 at Ogdensburg, Sackett's Harbor, Was severely wounded at Niagara. Senior officer of U.S. Army at war's end. First commissioners named Brownsville in his honor. General-in-Chief U.S. Army from 1821 until his death Feb. 24, 1828.
 
Erected 1992 by The Society of the War of 1812 in the State of Tennessee; Brownsville Chapter - L.J.S. - S.P.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1967.
 
Location. 35° 35.699′ N, 89° 15.735′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Tennessee, in Haywood County. Marker is at the intersection of North Washington Avenue (Tennessee Route 76) and West Franklin Street, on the right when traveling south on North Washington Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 119 N Washington Ave, Brownsville TN 38012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Temple Adas Israel (within shouting distance of this marker); Felsenthal's (within
Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
2. Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown Marker
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shouting distance of this marker); Zion Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Medical Clinic (within shouting distance of this marker); Hayes Clinic (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Haywood County War Memorial (about 400 feet away); First United Methodist Church (about 400 feet away); Army National Guard (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownsville.
 
Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
3. Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 26, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 756 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 26, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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May. 20, 2022