Jackson in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
On this site in 1831 Con-
gressman Crockett, defeated
for reelection told the
citizens of Jackson and
Tennessee "You can go to
hell, but I am going to
Texas!" He went to Texas
where he died in the Battle
of the Alamo.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence. A significant historical year for this entry is 1831.
Location. 35° 36.848′ N, 88° 49.124′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is on E Main Street. Located on the grounds of the Madison County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson TN 38301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Madison County World War I Memorial Fountain (a few steps from this marker); Lynching in America / Lynching in Madison County (a few steps from this marker); World War I Memorial Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); Madison County Memorial Flame (within shouting distance of this marker); Madison County Confederate Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe Dunaway Anderson 1873-1939 / Anderson, Clayton & CompanyAndersons & Claytons Memorial (about 400 feet away); St. Luke's Episcopal Church (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 467 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. 3. submitted on December 17, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 4. submitted on August 22, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.