Lafayette in Macon County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Home of William Dunn
Elections were held in March 1842 to elect officials for the new county named after Nathaniel Macon.
Macon County has always been and still is one of the most progressive counties in the Upper Cumberland region.
Location. 36° 30.9′ N, 86° 4.183′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Tennessee, in Macon County. Marker is on Old Highway 52 south of (New) Highway 52, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette TN 37083, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Family Tragedy (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Maneuvers (approx. 1.2 miles away); Macon County in the Civil War (approx. 2.4 miles away); Macon County (approx. 2½ miles away); Macon County War Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away); Macon County Confederate Soldiers Monument Woodmore Hotel (approx. 2½ miles away); Ambush at Meadowville (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 466 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.