Trenton in Gibson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Born August 17, 1786 Died March 6, 1836
Served three terms in the Congress of the
United States while a resident of this county.
Emigrated to Texas in 1835, and was killed
at the Alamo fighting for the independence
“BE SURE YOU'RE RIGHT, THEN GO AHEAD.”
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & Politics • Settlements & Settlers • War, Texas Independence.
Location. 35° 58.856′ N, 88° 56.519′ W. Marker is in Trenton, Tennessee, in Gibson County. Marker is at the intersection of Eaton Street (Tennessee Route 104, 77) and South College Street (Tennessee Route 367), on the left when traveling east on Eaton Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 W Court Sq, Trenton TN 38382, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gibson County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Gibson County Confederate Memorial Fighting for Trenton (within shouting distance of this marker); Female Collegiate Institute (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fighting for Trenton (approx. Ό mile away); Forrest at Trenton (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Fighting for Trenton (approx. Ύ mile away); C.S.A. Camp Trenton (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
More about this marker. Crockett Memorial Bust is on the south lawn of the courthouse.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 795 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 10, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. 4. submitted on December 17, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.