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Franklin in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Andrew Jackson

 
 
Andrew Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, December 8, 2012
1. Andrew Jackson Marker
Inscription.  
On his return from New Orleans
Andrew Jackson
gave a brass cannon to Franklin
A part of his soldiery camped here
on their way to New Orleans.

 
Erected 1917 by Placed by Col. Thos. Hart Benton Chapter U.S.D. of 1812.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War of 1812. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list.
 
Location. 35° 55.415′ N, 86° 52.31′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Main Street and Columbia Avenue, on the left when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin TN 37064, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Field Hospitals (a few steps from this marker); Chickasaw Treaty Council (a few steps from this marker); Williamson County (a few steps from this marker); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Presbyterian Church
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 432-438 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Special School District (within shouting distance of this marker); 430 Main Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Additional commentary.
1. "Franklin's Brass Cannon"
The artillery piece in the photograph is actually a 3.2 inch gun Model 1885.
    — Submitted March 9, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
 
Andrew Jackson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, December 8, 2012
2. Andrew Jackson Marker
Franklin's Brass Cannon image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Sandra Hughes, December 8, 2012
3. Franklin's Brass Cannon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2012, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 671 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 10, 2012, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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