Fentress County / Pickett County
Established 1823; named in honor of James Fentress then speaker of the State House of Representatives, an office which he had held for four terms.
Established 1879; named in honor of Howell L. Pickett State Representative from Wilson County in 1879. He later removed to Arizona and practiced law at Tombstone.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2C4 / 2C5.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1823.
Location. 36° 33.983′ N, 85° 0.867′ W. Marker is near Forbus, Tennessee, in Fentress County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 127 and Election Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 127. Marker is located near Davidson Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pall Mall TN 38577, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Affair at Travisville (approx.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2018. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 471 times since then and 124 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 17, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.