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Near Cornersville in Marshall County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Giles County

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
1. Giles County Marker
Inscription. Established 1809: named in honor of Senator William B. Giles of Virginia. One of the strongest advocates for the admission of Tennessee to the Union; he served in U.S. Senate from 1804 to 1815 and was Governor of Virginia, 1827-30.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2 F 5.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 35° 18.348′ N, 86° 52.992′ W. Marker is near Cornersville, Tennessee, in Marshall County. Marker is on Lewisburg Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cornersville TN 37047, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Col. Thomas Kennedy Gordon (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lairdland Farm House (approx. 2.3 miles away); Schofield's Withdrawal (approx. 9.7 miles away); Bridgeforth High School (approx. 10 miles away); Gabriel McKissack (approx. 10.6 miles away); Pulaski Courthouse Square Historic District (approx. 11.1 miles away); Sam Davis Avenue Historic District (approx. 11.1 miles away); Donald Grady Davidson (1893~1966) John Crowe Ransom (1888~1974) (approx. 11.1 miles away).
 
Giles County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 23, 2014
2. Giles County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 6, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 238 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 6, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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