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

Old Racetrack

 
 
Old Racetrack Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, August 6, 2011
1. Old Racetrack Marker
Inscription. Built about 1818 in the area to the east. Here also were held barbecues, barn dances, prize fights and cockfights. Here, according to court records, David Crockett “participated in an affray,” while attending the races. He was fined six coonskins.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4A 8.)
 
Location. 35° 57.781′ N, 88° 24.514′ W. Marker is near Huntingdon, Tennessee, in Carroll County. Marker is at the intersection of Tennessee Route 22 and Lexington Street (Business Tennessee Route 22), on the right when traveling north on State Route 22. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntingdon TN 38344, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Isaac R. Hawkins (approx. 0.9 miles away); Oak Hill Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Nathan Nesbitt (approx. 3 miles away); Clarksburg (approx. 6.5 miles away); Alexis de Tocqueville At Sandy Bridge (approx. 9.2 miles away); First County Court (approx. 9.4 miles away); Forrest's Raid (approx. 9.4 miles away); Hollowrock Church (approx. 10.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntingdon.
 
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Old Racetrack Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, August 6, 2011
2. Old Racetrack Marker
Old Racetrack image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, August 6, 2011
3. Old Racetrack
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 631 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 13, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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