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Carthage in Smith County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Captain William Walton

1760-1816

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 22, 2013
1. Captain William Walton Marker
Inscription. Born in Bertie County, North Carolina, Walton fought in the Revolution for that state. He settled in the Cumberland country in 1784. Walton served in the legislatures of North Carolina and Tennessee and as a Smith County magistrate. He built Walton’s Road in 1801 and operated stands along its route. Countless settlers traveled this road en route to middle and West Tennessee.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 3B 42.)
 
Location. 36° 15.078′ N, 85° 57.133′ W. Marker is in Carthage, Tennessee, in Smith County. Marker is on Main Street north of 2nd Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carthage TN 37030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Benton McMillin (here, next to this marker); Smith County Courthouse Square (a few steps from this marker); Bragg Invades Kentucky (a few steps from this marker); Upper Ferry (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rome Ferry (approx. 6.6 miles away); Civil War in Granville (approx. 8.8 miles away); Granville, Tennessee (approx. 8.8 miles away); Deford Baily (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carthage.
 
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Captain William Walton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 22, 2013
2. Captain William Walton Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 489 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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