Thomas Jeﬀerson 1743-1826
Jefferson was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence, a Charter of America and Universal Liberties Drafted in 1776.
He became the Nation's First Secretary of State, Served as Vice-President to John Adams, and was elected as the third president of the United States in 1800.
During his first term, the more notable of the two he achieved The purchase of Louisiana Territory in 1803 and Commissioned the Lewis and Clark Expedition. The United States Doubled in size during his presidency.
Location. 36° 26.204′ N, 89° 4.216′ W. Marker is in Union City, Tennessee, in Obion County. Marker is on Graham Drive. Touch for map. Marker is located in Freedom Area in Discovery Park America. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210-260 Graham Dr, Union City TN 38261, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The United States of America (here, next to this marker); The Firehouse (here, next to this marker); The Confederate States of America (a few steps from this marker); Abraham Lincoln 1809-1865 (a few steps from this marker); Ayn Rand 1905-1982
Also see . . . Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson (April 13 [O.S. April 2] 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American Founding Father who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence and later served as the third President of the United States from 1801 to 1809. Previously, he was elected the second Vice President of the United States, serving under John Adams from 1797 to 1801. A proponent of democracy, republicanism, and individual rights motivating American colonists to break from Great Britain and form a new nation, he produced formative documents and decisions at both the state and national level. He was a land owner and farmer. (Submitted on July 24, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.)
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