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

Moore County

 
 
Moore County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 17, 2009
1. Moore County Marker
Inscription. Moore County was created by an Act of the Tennessee legislature December 1871, and was named in honor of Gen. William Moore. Born in Kentucky in 1786, he settled on Mulberry Creek circa 1806. Captain in the War of 1812 and the Creek Indian Wars, and Militia Major, Moore served four terms in the State Legislature and was named State Adjutant General in 1840. He died on 10 March 1871, and was buried in Moore Cemetery, in Lincoln County
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3G 39.)
 
Location. 35° 16.942′ N, 86° 22.422′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Tennessee, in Moore County. Marker is at the intersection of Hines Street and Main Street, on the left when traveling south on Hines Street. 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 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Jack Daniel Distillery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Crockett Homestead (approx. 3.1 miles away); Isham G. Harris (approx. 8.9 miles away); Maplewood Confederate Cemetery
Moore County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 17, 2009
2. Moore County Courthouse
(approx. 10.4 miles away); Confederate Memorial (approx. 10.4 miles away); Moore County / Bedford County (approx. 10.5 miles away); a different marker also named Isham G. Harris (approx. 10.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
Also see . . .  Home of Jack Daniel's. (Submitted on November 17, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Political SubdivisionsPoliticsWar of 1812Wars, US Indian
 
 
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 722 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 17, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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