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Rutledge in Grainger County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Johnson's First Tailor Shop

 
 
Johnson's First Tailor Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 3, 2010
1. Johnson's First Tailor Shop Marker
Inscription. Here the former indentured boy, tailor's apprentice and later 17th President of the United States first set up his own tailoring business in a small brick building which was also the sheriff's office. On the death of his former employer in Greeneville about six months later he moved back to that city.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B43.)
 
Location. 36° 16.856′ N, 83° 30.854′ W. Marker is in Rutledge, Tennessee, in Grainger County. Marker is at the intersection of Rutledge Pike (Tennessee Route 11W) and Court Street, on the left when traveling north on Rutledge Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rutledge TN 37861, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. DeWitt Clinton Senter (within shouting distance of this marker); The Olde Grainger County Jail (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to the Overlook at Panther Creek State Park (approx. 7.1 miles away); Bean Station (approx. 8.2 miles away); Cox Mill (approx. 8.6 miles away); Battle of Bean's Station
Johnson's First Tailor Shop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 3, 2010
2. Johnson's First Tailor Shop Marker
(approx. 8.8 miles away); a different marker also named Bean Station (approx. 8.8 miles away); Melville Milton Murrell (approx. 9.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rutledge.
 
Categories. Politics
 
Andrew Johnson's First Tailor Shop image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 3, 2010
3. Andrew Johnson's First Tailor Shop
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on January 22, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 17, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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