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Historical Markers in Crockett County, Tennessee

 
Clickable Map of Crockett County, Tennessee and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Crockett County, TN (8) Dyer County, TN (6) Gibson County, TN (40) Haywood County, TN (46) Lauderdale County, TN (16) Madison County, TN (100)  CrockettCounty(8) Crockett County (8)  DyerCounty(6) Dyer County (6)  GibsonCounty(40) Gibson County (40)  HaywoodCounty(46) Haywood County (46)  LauderdaleCounty(16) Lauderdale County (16)  MadisonCounty(100) Madison County (100)
Alamo is the county seat for Crockett County
Adjacent to Crockett County, Tennessee
      Dyer County (6)  
      Gibson County (40)  
      Haywood County (46)  
      Lauderdale County (16)  
      Madison County (100)  
 
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1Tennessee (Crockett County), Alamo — Cageville in the Civil WarDivided Loyalties
In 1861, this place was called Cageville, a small hamlet at an important West Tennessee crossroads. The residents here and at nearby Bells (then called Bells Depot) largely supported the Confederacy. In April 1861, 170 volunteers formed what would . . . Map (db m156331) HM
2Tennessee (Crockett County), Alamo — 4D 28 — Crockett County's First Court
In the second floor of the original Methodist Episcopal Church here, the first county court met. March 12, 1872, with Isaac Johnson Chairman, and Commissioners W.N. Beasley, John F. Sinclair, J.F. Robertson, David A. James, Asa Dean, Frank F. Wood, . . . Map (db m156333) HM
3Tennessee (Crockett County), Alamo — 4D 38 — Robert H. White, Ph. D.(1883 - 1970)
Robert H. "Bob" White was born in Crockett County 10 miles west of this site. He served 15 years as Tennessee's first official State Historian. He had previously served as a college teacher and a consultant to many departments of state government as . . . Map (db m52977) HM
4Tennessee (Crockett County), Bells — 4D 29 — Cherryville
3½ miles west, this town, first called Harris' Bluff, later Harrisburg, was the first to be incorporated (Oct. 18, 1821) in west Tennessee. In 1833, the electors for the surrounding four counties delivered their returns here. Industries . . . Map (db m52999) HM
5Tennessee (Crockett County), Coxville — 4D 64 — Coxville Church and Cemetery Winfield Scott (Scotty) Moore
With 1874 land grants, Needham Moore, D.H. James, and James Alexander Cox, all descendants of Moses Cox, for whom Coxville was named, the original — trustees established the Cox's Chapel Church of Christ and Cemetery. All three are interred here . . . Map (db m180305) HM
6Tennessee (Crockett County), Gadsden — 4D 30 — First Strawberries
Coming to this region from his native Maryland in 1867, David Brandenburg established here the first large-scale strawberry-growing operation in Tennessee. The industry has now become an important factor in the produce economy of the mid-South.Map (db m53032) HM
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7Tennessee (Crockett County), Maury City — Maury City Lodge #368 of Free & Accepted Masons
The Maury City Masonic Lodge #368. Chartered January 1,1911 by the Grand Lodge of the State of Tennessee Free and Accepted Masons. made its home in the third floor of the old Crockett High School building which once stood on these grounds until its . . . Map (db m207478) HM
8Tennessee (Crockett County), Maury City — 4D 36 — Thomas Conyers, Sr.1757 - 1847
One mile due north is the grave of this veteran of the Revolutionary War who enlisted in 1776, wintered at Valley Forge, served in numerous battles, afterwards fought Indians, and was honorably discharged at Pittsburgh. He moved to what is now . . . Map (db m56291) HM
 
 
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Nov. 29, 2022