Near Fisk in Madison County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
Tennessee / Alabama
Lincoln County /
Tennessee. Lincoln County. Established 1809; named in honor of MAJOR GEN. BENJAMIN LINCOLN of the Revolutionary Army. After service at Saratoga, he was put in Chief Command in the Southern Colonies. Later, he was Secretary of War under the Confederation, 1781-83.
Alabama. Derived from Creek Indian phrase meaning "Here We Rest." In the early 1700s, several Spanish expeditions visited the state. In 1702 the French founded Mobile and settled near Tallapoosa. Alabama became a territory in 1817, a state in 1819. Montgomery was also the first capital of the Confederacy.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2F3.)
Location. 34° 59.448′ N, 86° 34.285′ W. Marker is near Fisk, Alabama, in Madison County. Marker is at the intersection of Huntsville Highway (U.S. 231/431) and Hunter Road, on the left when traveling north on Huntsville Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3362 Huntsville Highway, Hazel Green AL 35750, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alfred Bearden (approx. 5.6 miles away in Tennessee); Site of Quick Airplane (approx. Pioneer (Routt - Wells) Cemetery (approx. 8.3 miles away in Tennessee); Old Limestone Road Skirmish (approx. 9 miles away); New Market Presbyterian Church (approx. 9.8 miles away); Town of New Market (approx. 9.9 miles away); Camp Blount (approx. 10.1 miles away in Tennessee); Andrew Jackson (approx. 10.1 miles away in Tennessee).
More about this marker. This Tennessee marker has been erected on Alabama soil! It is south of the monument (Photos 5 and 6) that marks the border between the two states.
Categories. • Native Americans • Political Subdivisions • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 10, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,197 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 10, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.