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Rogersville in Hawkins County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Michael Looney

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, December 26, 2015
1. Michael Looney Marker
Inscription. 7.9 miles north was the homestead of this pioneer, veteran of Lord Dunmore's War, and of the Revolution, originally from Botetourt County, Va. Among his descendants were Joseph Emerson Brown, governor of Georgia during the Civil War, and his son, Joseph Mackay Brown, also a governor. Looney is buried in the family cemetery.
 
Erected by Tennesse Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B 49.)
 
Location. 36° 26.366′ N, 82° 58.082′ W. Marker is in Rogersville, Tennessee, in Hawkins County. Marker is on Lee Highway (U.S. 11W), on the right. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rogersville TN 37857, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hawkins County Milestone (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Hickory Cove (approx. 1.8 miles away); Amis House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Thomas Gibbons (approx. 2.4 miles away); Clay-Kenner House (approx. 2.9 miles away); Tennessee's First Newspaper (approx. 3 miles away); Alexander Peter Stewart (approx. 3 miles away); Price Public School (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rogersville.
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Michael Looney Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, December 26, 2015
2. Michael Looney Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 30, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 251 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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