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Shelbyville in Bedford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Shelbyville, Tennessee

Celebrating the First 200 Years

 
 
Shelbyville, Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 18, 2015
1. Shelbyville, Tennessee Marker
Inscription. Shelbyville was established in 1810 on 100 acres of land donated by Clement Cannon (1783-1860), local manufacturer and veteran of the War of 1812. The city was named in honor of General Isaac Shelby (1750-1826), statesman and noted Revolutionary War hero who led colonial forces to victory at King's Mountain. The town was formally chartered on October 7, 1819.
 
Erected by Bedford County Historical Society.
 
Location. 35° 29.016′ N, 86° 27.677′ W. Marker is in Shelbyville, Tennessee, in Bedford County. Marker is on N. Spring St., on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 N. Spring St., Shelbyville TN 37160, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tribute to Veterans of Bedford County, Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the "Shelbyville Rebels" Co. F. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tribute to Revolutionary War Veterans of Bedford County, Tennessee (about 300 feet away); Bedford County, Tennessee Veterans Memorial Plaza (about 300 feet away); Fighting in Shelbyville
Wide view of Shelbyville, Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, June 18, 2015
2. Wide view of Shelbyville, Tennessee Marker
(about 400 feet away); Tribute to World War I Veterans of Bedford County, Tennessee (about 400 feet away); Henry Brevard Davidson (about 500 feet away); Church of the Redeemer (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shelbyville.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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