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Near Woodbury in Cannon County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cannon County/Warren County

 
 
Cannon County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 18, 2012
1. Cannon County Marker
Inscription.
Cannon County

Established 1836; named in honor of Newton Cannon Governor of Tennessee, 1835–39; Member of Congress, 1814–17 and 1821–27; Served in Creek War and War of 1812.

Warren County

Established 1807; names in honor of General Joseph Warren of Massachusetts; Revolutionary War patriot; killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill, 1775.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 1.)
 
Location. 35° 45.204′ N, 85° 58.198′ W. Marker is near Woodbury, Tennessee, in Cannon County. Marker is on McMinnville Highway (U.S. 70S), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8298 McMinnville Hwy, Woodbury TN 37190, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Mister Jim" Cummings (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Trail of Tears (approx. 7 miles away); Forrest Rested Here (approx. 7 miles away); Early Industry (approx. 7.7 miles away); Warren County's Nursery Industry (approx. 8.1 miles away but has
Warren County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 18, 2012
2. Warren County Marker
been reported missing); Lucy Virginia Smith French (approx. 10.9 miles away); Camp Smartt (approx. 11.8 miles away); Skirmish at Guest Hollow (approx. 11.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbury.
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
Warren County / Cannon County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 18, 2012
3. Warren County / Cannon County Marker
Looking towards Warren Co from the Cannon Co side.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 418 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 20, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Clearer photo of Cannon County side of marker. • Can you help?
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