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Lawrenceburg in Lawrence County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

James J. Pennington

 
 
James J. Pennington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, April 14, 2010
1. James J. Pennington Marker
Inscription. Born in 1819, he was a Lawrence County farmer, merchant, and inventor of an early flying machine. Patented Sept. 4, 1877, No. 194841. Model exhibited at Scientific Exposition, Louisville, Ky. 1883. Died in 1885. The field at Lawrenceburg Municipal Airport named in his honor.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3F 35.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 35° 13.634′ N, 87° 15.964′ W. Marker is in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, in Lawrence County. Marker is on Pulaski Highway west of Lonestar Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lawrenceburg TN 38464, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trail of Tears (approx. 2.1 miles away); Trail of Tears Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Mexican War Monument (approx. 4 miles away); James David Vaughan (approx. 4 miles away); David Crockett's Home (approx. 4 miles away); Lawrence County War Memorial
James J. Pennington Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 16, 2018
2. James J. Pennington Marker
This view is to the east along the Pulaski Highway.
(approx. 4 miles away); Col. David Crockett (approx. 4 miles away); Skirmish at Lawrenceburg (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lawrenceburg.
 
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James J. Pennington Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, February 16, 2018
3. James J. Pennington Marker
This additional view is to the west towards Lawrenceburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 718 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.   2, 3. submitted on February 21, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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