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Limestone in Washington County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Crockett

 
 
Crockett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
1. Crockett Marker
Inscription.  
Davy Crockett
Pioneer
Patriot
Soldier
Trapper
Explorer
State Legislator
Congressman
Martyred at
the Alamo
1786 – 1836

[ Back of Monument : ]
Original monument placed by Davy Crockett Historical Society Aug. 15, 1890

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Monument replaced at Davy Crockett Celebration August 15, 1965, by the Limestone Ruritan Club.
 
Erected 1965 by Limestone Ruritan Club.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, Texas Independence. A significant historical date for this entry is August 15, 1890.
 
Location. 36° 12.367′ N, 82° 39.533′ W. Marker is in Limestone, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is on 1245 Davy Crockett Park Road, on the right when traveling south. Marker is located at Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Limestone TN 37681, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Real Likeness of David Crockett (within
Back of Crockett Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
2. Back of Crockett Monument
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shouting distance of this marker); Crockett’s Tennessee Westward Movement (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); A Summary of the Life of Davy Crockett (within shouting distance of this marker); Davy Crockett’s Birthplace (within shouting distance of this marker); Unionist Stronghold (approx. ¼ mile away); Eye-Witness to a Near Tragedy (approx. 0.3 miles away); Edward Chalmers Huffaker (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Limestone.
 
Side of Crockett Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
3. Side of Crockett Monument
Crockett Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
4. Crockett Monument
Davy Crockett Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
5. Davy Crockett Monument
To honor Crockett's status as a national hero, the wall surrounding the monument contains stones from all fifty states.
Monument in Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
6. Monument in Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park
Crockett Monument Wall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
7. Crockett Monument Wall
Wall Around Crockett Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
8. Wall Around Crockett Monument
Crockett Monument Wall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
9. Crockett Monument Wall
The stones in the wall of the Crockett Monument are made from stone from the state they represent.
Davy Crockett's Birth Cabin image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
10. Davy Crockett's Birth Cabin
This reconstructed cabin is on the site where Davy Crockett was born in 1786. Contrary to popular belief, the cabin is located alongside the Nolichucky River and not on a mountaintop in Tennessee.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 529 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on August 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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