Independent State of Scott - 1F32 - Huntsville, TN
N 36° 24.704 W 084° 29.469
16S E 724956 N 4032541
Quick Description: This historical marker is located along Highway 63 in Huntsville, Tennessee.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 12/28/2008 10:50:38 AM
Waymark Code: WM5EHJ
The marker text reads as follows:
United States Senator Andrew Johnson delivered a speech at the Courthouse at Huntsville on June 4, 1861 against separation. At the election four days later Scott County voted against separation by the largest percentage margin of any county in Tennessee. Later that year in defiance of the state's action of secession, the county court by resolution seceded from the state and formed the Free and Independent State of Scott.
Marker Name: Independent State of Scott
Marker Location: Roadside
Type of Marker: Other
Marker Number: 1F32
Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission
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