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Tullahoma in Coffee County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Coffee County / Franklin County

 
 
Coffee County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, October 22, 2009
1. Coffee County Marker
Inscription.
Coffee County
Established 1836; named in honor of
Major General John Coffee
Soldier, surveyor and close friend of Andrew Jackson. Tennessee troops under his command took a decisive part in the New Orleans Campaign, December 23, 1814 to January 8, 1815.

Franklin County
Established 1807; named in honor of
Benjamin Franklin
Printer, publisher, diplomat, author, philosopher, scientist and statesman. Most notable achievements in statecraft were his representation of the Thirteen Colonies at the Court of France, his part in drafting the Declaration of Independence & his part in concluding the treaty with England which gave the Colonies their independence. He was also member of Constitutional Convention of 1787.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2 E 19.)
 
Location. 35° 20.677′ N, 86° 11.63′ W. Marker is in Tullahoma, Tennessee, in Coffee County. Marker is at the intersection of South Jackson Street (State Highway 41-a) and Vocational Lane, on the left when traveling south on South Jackson Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Tullahoma TN 37388, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Franklin County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, October 22, 2009
2. Franklin County Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Maplewood Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.9 miles away); Confederate Memorial (approx. 0.9 miles away); Camp Forrest Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rangers (approx. 1.1 miles away); Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 1.1 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tullahoma.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia entry for Coffee County. (Submitted on November 9, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
2. Wikipedia entry for Franklin County. (Submitted on December 29, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,152 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on March 12, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 7, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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