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Monroe in Overton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

"Tennessee Lead"

 
 
"Tennessee Lead" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 22, 2013
1. "Tennessee Lead" Marker
Inscription.  Near here in November, 1852, a black and tan hound was stolen out of a deer chase by a horse trader, taken to Madison County, Kentucky, sold to George Washington Maupin. There, as Tennessee Lead, he became the foundation sire of all Walker, Trigg and Goodman fox hounds.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2C 8.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Animals. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1852.
 
Location. 36° 31.854′ N, 85° 9.702′ W. Marker is in Monroe, Tennessee, in Overton County. Marker is on Livingston Highway (SR111) north of Obey Park Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monroe TN 38573, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cordell Hull (approx. 2.6 miles away); Camp Myers (approx. 6.4 miles away); Fentress County / Pickett County (approx. 8˝ miles away); Affair at Travisville
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(approx. 9.8 miles away); a different marker also named Affair at Travisville (approx. 9.8 miles away); Albert Houston Roberts (approx. 10 miles away); Alpine School (approx. 10 miles away); Clear Fork Baptist Church (approx. 10.2 miles away in Kentucky).
 
"Tennessee Lead" Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 22, 2013
2. "Tennessee Lead" Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 2, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,011 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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