Pulaski in Giles County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Sam Davis Avenue Historic District
Erected 1989 by Erected by the Giles County Historical Society.
Location. 35° 11.768′ N, 87° 1.671′ W. Marker is in Pulaski, Tennessee, in Giles County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Sam Davis Avenue and Highland Avenue, on the left when traveling north on S. Sam Davis Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 134 S Sam Davis Avenue, Pulaski TN 38478, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Adams (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trail of Tears (about 400 feet away); Nunahi-Duna-Dlo-Hily-I (about 500 feet away); The Trail of Tears Interpretive Center (about 600 feet away); The Benge Route The Bell Route (about 700 feet away); Giles County Trail of Tears Memorial (about 700 feet away); Edward Everett Eslick (1872-1932) (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pulaski.
Also see . . . Sam Davis Museum, Hanging Site. Roadside America's page on the Sam Davis hanging site: ...Sam Davis probably didn't love Pulaski, but the town posthumously loved him as a symbol of Southern valor and loyalty. An engraved marble block was placed on his hanging spot, and eventually replaced by the mausoleum-like Sam Davis Memorial Museum, which opened 87 years to the minute after his execution. The block, still on the same spot, is now inside the museum, as are the leg shackles Davis wore to the gallows. … (Submitted on August 14, 2015.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 13, 2015, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 13, 2015, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.