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Savannah in Hardin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Joseph Hardin

1734-1801

 
 
Joseph Hardin 1734~1801 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 1, 2009
1. Joseph Hardin 1734~1801 Marker
Inscription. Colonel Hardin was born in Virginia but moved to North Carolina in 1772. During the Revolutionary War, he fought at King's Mountain and elsewhere in the South. He was Speaker of the House of the State of Franklin in 1785 and a member of the Territorial Assembly in 1794. After the war, he received a 3000~acre land grant located within the present boundaries of Hardin County, and family members and friends settled on it in 1816. The county, created in 1819, was named for him.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4C 34.)
 
Location. 35° 13.499′ N, 88° 15.022′ W. Marker is in Savannah, Tennessee, in Hardin County. Marker is on Main Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in front of Hardin County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 465 Main Street, Savannah TN 38372, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War Comes to Savannah (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Approach to Shiloh (approx. mile away); Grant at Cherry Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cherry Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away);
Hardin County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, September 1, 2009
2. Hardin County Courthouse
War on the River (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named The Cherry Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Historic Crossing (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Approach to Shiloh (approx. 6.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Savannah.
 
Also see . . .  Joseph Hardin Sr. Colonel Joseph Hardin, Sr. (April 18, 1734 – July 4, 1801) was an American farmer, soldier and statesman. As a member of the North Carolina Colonial Militia, he fought in several campaigns against hostile Native American populations both before the outbreak of hostilities with Britain and afterward. (Submitted on March 16, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 
 
Categories. GovernmentSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Joseph Hardin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, October 10, 2010
3. Joseph Hardin Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 16, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 783 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 16, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   3. submitted on September 7, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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