Near Atwood in Carroll County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Established 1822: Named in honor of
An officer in the War of 1812; governor of Tennessee, 1821-27 and 1829-35; Served as governor longer than any other man.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4A 17.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 57.591′ N, 88° 41.818′ W. Marker is near Atwood, Tennessee, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Atwood Highway (U.S. 79) and Cades Atwood Road, on the right when traveling south on Atwood Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Cades Atwood Rd, Milan TN 38358, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gibson County (here, next to this marker); Gordon Browning (approx. ¼ mile away); Gibson County Training School / Polk - Clark School (approx. 5 miles away); Gibson County Training School (approx. 5.1 miles away); Hillsman House (approx. 6½ miles away); Forrest's Raid First County Court (approx. 7.1 miles away); Christmasville (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atwood.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 492 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 2, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.