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Historical Markers in Pickett County, Tennessee

 
Clickable Map of Pickett 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 Pickett County, TN (4) Clay County, TN (14) Fentress County, TN (12) Overton County, TN (17) Scott County, TN (5) Clinton County, KY (8) Wayne County, KY (20)  PickettCounty(4) Pickett County (4)  ClayCounty(14) Clay County (14)  FentressCounty(12) Fentress County (12)  OvertonCounty(17) Overton County (17)  ScottCounty(5) Scott County (5)  ClintonCountyKentucky(8) Clinton County (8)  WayneCounty(20) Wayne County (20)
Byrdstown is the county seat for Pickett County
Adjacent to Pickett County, Tennessee
      Clay County (14)  
      Fentress County (12)  
      Overton County (17)  
      Scott County (5)  
      Clinton County, Kentucky (8)  
      Wayne County, Kentucky (20)  
 
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1 Tennessee, Pickett County, Byrdstown — 2C 9 — Cordell Hull
His birthplace stands north of the road. A member of the General Assembly at 21, later a captain in the war with Spain, he was 24 years in Congress, later a Senator, Secretary of State 12 years, his efforts in behalf of the United Nations earned him . . . Map (db m68323) HM
2 Tennessee, Pickett County, Byrdstown — 2C 26 — The Burning of Hale's MillSeptember 15, 1862
Established in 1845 by New Hampshire native Dr. Jonathan (or Johnathan) D. Hale and John F. Jouett, Hale's Mill was a grist mill and a sawmill on the Wolf River near Byrdstown. During the Civil War, Hale was loyal to the Union, and his example and . . . Map (db m244532) HM
3 Tennessee, Pickett County, Travisville — Affair at TravisvilleWar Comes to Tennessee
The first military action of the Civil War in Tennessee occurred on September 29, 1861 at Travisville. The blood spilled in this brief engagement brought the reality of the conflict home to the people of the Cumberland Mountains. Confederate Gen. . . . Map (db m74250) HM
4 Tennessee, Pickett County, Travisville — 2C 17 — Affair at Travisville
In the first military action in Tennessee during the Civil War, Union troops of the 1st Kentucky Cavalry and the Home Guards of Houstonville Cavalry attacked a Confederate encampment at Travisville on September 29, 1861. The 100 Confederate troops . . . Map (db m74251) HM
 
 
  
 
 
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Jun. 23, 2024