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McLemoresville in Carroll County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

First County Court

 
 
First County Court Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, January 24, 2009
1. First County Court Marker
Inscription. The home of R.E.C. Dougherty stood on the foundations of the house to the north. Here, as Chairman, he held the first meeting of the Carroll County Court, March 11, 1822. Members were, Daniel Barcroft, John Bone, Banks W. Burrow, Edward Gwin, John Gwin, Thomas Hamilton, Samuel Ingram, Samuel A. McClary, Mark R. Roberts & John Stockard.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4 A 13.)
 
Location. 35° 59.267′ N, 88° 34.453′ W. Marker is in McLemoresville, Tennessee, in Carroll County. Marker is on Main Street (Alternate U.S. 70) 0.1 miles east of McLemoresville Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mc Lemoresville TN 38235, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forrest's Raid (within shouting distance of this marker); Hillsman House (approx. 3.2 miles away); Christmasville (approx. 6.1 miles away); Gordon Browning (approx. 6.9 miles away); Carroll County (approx. 7.1 miles away); Gibson County (approx. 7.1 miles away); Oak Hill Cemetery (approx. 8.6 miles away); Isaac R. Hawkins (approx. 9.1 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 465 times since then and 40 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 8, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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