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Adairville in Logan County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jackson-Dickinson Duel

2 Miles West

 
 
Jackson-Dickinson Duel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. Jackson-Dickinson Duel Marker
Inscription. On the Jeff Burr farm in Second “Poplar Bottom” is site of the duel fought May 30, 1806. Andrew Jackson was wounded. half mile west of site is Will Tyler farm where Charles Dickinson died. Millers “Buttermilk Spring" is south on Highway 75 two miles, on old Burr farm.
 
Erected by Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 100.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 36° 40.034′ N, 86° 51.148′ W. Marker is in Adairville, Kentucky, in Logan County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 431) and Park Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: South Main Street, Adairville KY 42202, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dromgoole's Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Boyhood Home, 1793-1802 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tennessee / Kentucky (approx. 1.9 miles away in Tennessee); Red River Meeting House (approx. 2˝ miles away); Revolutionary War Widow
Jackson-Dickinson Duel Marker located at the town square. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. Jackson-Dickinson Duel Marker located at the town square.
(approx. 10.8 miles away); Springfield (approx. 11.1 miles away in Tennessee); Springfield Historic District (approx. 11.1 miles away in Tennessee); First United Presbyterian Church (approx. 11.1 miles away in Tennessee). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adairville.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the dispute and the duel. (Submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Jackson-Dickinson Duel Marker looking south on U.S. Highway 431. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
3. Jackson-Dickinson Duel Marker looking south on U.S. Highway 431.
Jackson-Dickinson Duel print from woodcut. image. Click for full size.
By LOC (loc.gov/loc.pnp/cph.3b08589)
4. Jackson-Dickinson Duel print from woodcut.
Andrew Jackson killing Charles Dickinson. (The date of creation is unknown, but the original call number states a year of 1834). Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
 
 
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 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 16, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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