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

Joseph Brown

 
 
Joseph Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
1. Joseph Brown Marker
Inscription.  About 1/2 mile east Joseph Brown lived. Enroute to the Cumberland Settlements by river from North Carolina in 1788, he was captured by Indians from Nickajack Cave. He escaped and in 1792 led the Ore expedition back to destroy the town. Settling here, he was one of Maury Co.'s leading citizens. First County Court met here, 1807.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 5.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1788.
 
Location. 35° 34.314′ N, 87° 2.586′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is at the intersection of Pulaski Hwy and Sheegog Lane on Pulaski Hwy. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia TN 38401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Advance and Retreat (approx. 0.2 miles away); First County Seat Location (approx. 1.1 miles away); Historic Elm Springs
Residence behind the marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
2. Residence behind the marker
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(approx. 1.2 miles away); Rose Hill Confederate Memorial (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lt. James C. Wooten, II (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Confederate Monument (approx. 2.3 miles away); Edward Ward Carmack (approx. 2.3 miles away); Edward Franklin “Pop” Geers (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
Sign near the marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
3. Sign near the marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 4, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 823 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022