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Near Springfield in Robertson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Crockett's Station

 
 
Crockett's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2018
1. Crockett's Station Marker
Inscription. Samuel Crockett, Revolutionary War veteran from Pennsylvania built a fort east of here in 1788. During an attack by Indians in 1789 Rev. Patrick Martin was wounded and the daughter of Thomas Norris killed. Crockett lived to age 87 and is buried at Mt. Sharon Church where he served as founding elder.
 
Erected by Charlotte Reeves Robertson Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 36° 28.156′ N, 86° 56.637′ W. Marker is near Springfield, Tennessee, in Robertson County. Marker is at the intersection of Tennessee Route 49 and Burts Crossing Road, on the right when traveling north on State Route 49. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Springfield TN 37172, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Saint Michael's Mission (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mount Zion (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle Creek Massacre (approx. 2˝ miles away); Nave's Crossroads Coopertown (approx. 2.6 miles away); Peoples-Tucker School
Crockett's Station Marker looking north from Burts Crossing Road. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2018
2. Crockett's Station Marker looking north from Burts Crossing Road.
(approx. 4 miles away); Springfield Historic District (approx. 4 miles away); Morgan's Return (approx. 4.1 miles away); Springfield Historic District (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Springfield.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansWar, US Revolutionary
 
Looking south on TN-49. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2018
3. Looking south on TN-49.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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