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Gallatin in Sumner County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rose Mont

Tribute to Major George Blackmore

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 23, 2013
1. Rose Mont Marker
Inscription. This monument marks Rose Mont and pays tribute to Major George Blackmore, father of Catherine Blackmore Guild, wife of Josephus Conn Guild, owner and builder of Rose Mont. Blackmore served in the Revolutionary War from 1777-1781. He came to Tennessee in 1784 and later married Elizabeth Neely. He served in the Sumner County militia and was a major in the Mero District Militia. By an act of the first Tennessee General Assembly in March of 1796, he was appointed as one of five commissioners to locate a site for a Sumner County seat. A patriot and a prominent citizen of Sumner County, he died on September 27, 1833.
 
Erected 2009 by Ft. Nashborough Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 36° 22.567′ N, 86° 26.55′ W. Marker is in Gallatin, Tennessee, in Sumner County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South Water Avenue (Old State Highway 109) and James Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gallatin TN 37066, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rosemont (within shouting distance of this marker);
Rose Mont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 23, 2013
2. Rose Mont Marker
a different marker also named Rose Mont (within shouting distance of this marker); Sumner County Tennessee Mexican-American War Monument (approx. mile away); Monument to the Fallen (approx. mile away); Tennessee's First African-American Civil War Volunteers (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); Trousdale Place (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Trousdale Place (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gallatin.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Rose Mont Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 23, 2013
3. Rose Mont Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 5, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 5, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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