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

Crockett Homestead

 
 
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By Tom Gillard, November 17, 2009
1. Crockett Homestead Marker
Inscription. One mile south, on south side of East Branch of Mulberry Creek, David Crockett built a log house in which he lived from 1811 to 1813. While here he hunted, and cleared a field three miles northwest on "Hungry Hill." When bears and other game became scarce, he moved to better hunting grounds in Franklin County.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3G 20.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 35° 19.429′ N, 86° 21.178′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Tennessee, in Moore County. Marker is at the intersection of Lynchburg Highway (Tennessee Route 55) and Cobb Hollow Road, on the right when traveling south on Lynchburg Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynchburg TN 37352, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Jack Daniel Distillery (approx. 2.9 miles away); Moore County (approx. 3.1 miles away); Isham G. Harris (approx. 7.2 miles away); Moore County / Bedford County (approx. 7˝ miles away); Confederate Memorial (approx. 8.3 miles away); Maplewood Confederate Cemetery (approx. 8.3 miles away); The Red Caboose (approx. 8˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
Also see . . .  David Crockett. (Submitted on November 17, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,306 times since then and 55 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on November 17, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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