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

David Crockett

1.8 mi

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 30, 2013
1. David Crockett Marker
Inscription.  A flat limestone slab, said to be the doorstone of the original cabin, marks the birthplace of this pioneer. Before his death at the Alamo Massacre in 1836, he had been soldier, trapper, explorer, member of the State Legislature and Representative in Congress for three terms.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 46.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1836.
 
Location. 36° 13.874′ N, 82° 39.133′ W. Marker is near Limestone, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of East Andrew Johnson Highway and Old Heritage Road, on the right when traveling east on East Andrew Johnson Highway. 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. Washington County / Greene County (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Limestone Station (approx. 1.2 miles away); Eye-Witness to a Near Tragedy
David Crockett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 30, 2013
2. David Crockett Marker
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(approx. 1½ miles away); Unionist Stronghold (approx. 1.6 miles away); Crockett (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Real Likeness of David Crockett (approx. 1.8 miles away); Crockett’s Tennessee Westward Movement (approx. 1.8 miles away); Welcome to Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Limestone.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 8, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 22, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 674 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 22, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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