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McMinnville in Warren County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lucy Virginia Smith French

 
 
Lucy Virginia Smith French Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 18, 2012
1. Lucy Virginia Smith French Marker
Inscription. Poet and author, born 1825 in Accomac County, Va. Moved to Memphis ca. 1845, where she taught school and published poetry under the pseudonym “L’Inconnue”. Editor of several Southern literary magazines; married John French in 1853; moved to his McMinnville residence, “Forest Home”. Published several volumes of prose and poetry including, Wind Whispers, 1856; Legends of the South, 1867; and Darlingtonia, 1879. Died 1881, buried Riverside Cemetery.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 64.)
 
Location. 35° 41.26′ N, 85° 47.591′ W. Marker is in McMinnville, Tennessee, in Warren County. Marker is on West Main Street (Tennessee Route 380) west of Bradford Road, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 714 W Main St, McMinnville TN 37110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. W. S. "Dad" Lively (approx. 1.2 miles away); 16th Tenn. Reg’t. C.S.A. Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Occupation of McMinnville (approx. 1.2 miles away); POW and MIA Memorial
Lucy Virginia Smith French Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 18, 2012
2. Lucy Virginia Smith French Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Morgan's Headquarters (approx. 1.2 miles away); Symbol of Strength (approx. 1.2 miles away); Elisha Pepper II (approx. 1.2 miles away); Uncle Dave Macon (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in McMinnville.
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 349 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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