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

Gibson County

 
 
Gibson County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 3, 2012
1. Gibson County Marker
Inscription.
Established 1823; Named in honor of

Colonel John Gibson

who served with distinction under
General Andrew Jackson in the
Natchez Expedition, 1812 - 13,
and in the Creek Wars.

 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4A 17.)
 
Location. 35° 57.591′ N, 88° 41.818′ W. Marker is near Atwood, Tennessee, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street, Atwood Highway (Tennessee Route 76 / 77) and Cades Atwood Road, on the left when traveling east on Main Street, Atwood Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Cades Atwood Road, Atwood TN 38220, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carroll County (here, next to this marker); Gordon Browning (approx. 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. 6.5 miles away); Forrest's Raid (approx. 7.1 miles away); 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
 
Gibson County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 3, 2012
2. Gibson County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 2, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 408 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 3, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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