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Belvidere, Tennessee Historical Markers

 
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By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
"Kentuck" Marker
Tennessee (Franklin County), Belvidere — 2E 32 — "Kentuck"
The homestead which David Crockett occupied and named in 1812 is now marked by a well standing in a field 3-1/2 miles south and to the east of this road. From here he went to the Creek War; his first wife died here. In 1816 he married Elizabeth . . . — Map (db m26872) HM
Tennessee (Franklin County), Belvidere — 2E20 — John Ruch
Lived here. He came to Franklin Co. in 1872 from Ohio. In 1892, with the aid of J. B. Killebrew, agricultural agent of the N. C. & St. L. RR. and former State Commissioner of Agriculture, he imported from France the first crimson clover seed, . . . — Map (db m26828) HM
Tennessee (Franklin County), Belvidere — 2E 31 — Polly Finlay Crockett
David Crockett, his first wife and their children settled on a homestead a few miles east about 1813. She died in 1815, following her husband's return from the Creek War. She is buried in an old cemetery overlooking Bean's Creek, about five miles . . . — Map (db m26172) HM

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