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Alamo in Crockett County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Robert H. White, Ph. D.

(1883 - 1970)

 
 
Robert H. White. Ph. D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
1. Robert H. White. Ph. D. Marker
Inscription. Robert H. "Bob" White was born in Crockett County 10 miles west of this site. He served 15 years as Tennessee's first official State Historian. He had previously served as a college teacher and a consultant to many departments of state government as well as to the Tennessee Valley Authority. He was a distinguished author and a recognized humorous lecturer.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 38.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 35° 47.098′ N, 89° 7.029′ W. Marker is in Alamo, Tennessee, in Crockett County. Marker is at the intersection of Bells Street (Tennessee Route 88) and South Court Street, on the right when traveling north on Bells Street. Touch for map. On the south west corner of the courthouse lawn. Marker is in this post office area: Alamo TN 38001, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cherryville (was approx. 5.2 miles away but has been reported missing. ); First Strawberries (approx. 6.6 miles away); Thomas Conyers, Sr. (approx. 10.6 miles away);
Robert H. White. Ph. D. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, February 25, 2012
2. Robert H. White. Ph. D. Marker
First United Methodist Church (approx. 11.4 miles away); Samuel Cole Williams (approx. 11˝ miles away); Tabernacle (approx. 11.8 miles away); Dunbar (approx. 15˝ miles away); Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown (approx. 15˝ miles away).
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 26, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 26, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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