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

Frank Goad Clement

 
 
Frank Goad Clement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 24, 2013
1. Frank Goad Clement Marker
Inscription.  Born on this site, June 1920, Clement spent his childhood in Dickson. Famous as an orator, he was three times elected Governor of Tennessee, for a two-year term in 1952 and for four-year terms in 1954 and 1962. Among the programs inaugurated during his tenure were the organization of the Department of Mental Health, creation of the state’s first speech and hearing center, beginning of a long-range highway construction project, and the providing of free textbooks for school children.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3E 13.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 4.517′ N, 87° 23.333′ W. Marker is in Dickson, Tennessee, in Dickson County. Marker is on Frank Clement Place east of South Main Street, on the right when traveling east. The marker is attached to the front of the Hotel Halbrook building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dickson TN 37055, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within
Frank Goad Clement Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 24, 2013
2. Frank Goad Clement Marker
walking distance of this marker. Mile Post 42 (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Railroad (a few steps from this marker); First National Bank (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World War II 1940-1946 (about 700 feet away); World War I 1917-1919 (about 700 feet away); Dickson, Tennessee,100 Years 1899-1999 (about 700 feet away); War Memorial Building (about 700 feet away); 1950 Korean Conflict 1955/1964 Vietnam Era 1975 (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dickson.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 473 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 1, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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Sep. 24, 2020