Jackson in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
On this site in 1831 Con-
gressman Crockett, defeated
for reelection told the
citizens of Jackson and
Tennessee "You can go to
hell, but I am going to
Texas!" He went to Texas
where he died in the Battle
of the Alamo.
Location. 35° 36.848′ N, 88° 49.124′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is on E Main Street. Touch for map. Located on the grounds of the Madison County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson TN 38301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monroe Dunaway Anderson 1873-1939 / Anderson, Clayton & Company (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andersons & Claytons Memorial (about 400 feet away); First United Methodist Church (about 600 feet away); Butler Race Track c. 1825 / Memphis Conference Female Institute 1843-1923 (approx. ¼ mile away); General Ulysses S. Grant (approx. 0.4 miles away); Riverside Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Jackson Spoke Here (approx. 0.6 miles away); Camp Beauregard (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
Categories. • War, Texas Independence •
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 22, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 278 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. 3. submitted on December 17, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 4. submitted on August 22, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.