David Crockett Memorial Bust - Trenton, TN
Posted by: YoSam.
N 35° 58.843 W 088° 56.511
16S E 324932 N 3983553
Quick Description: David Crockett was state legislator in 1824, from this area, and he was driving force for Gibson County to be organized and recognized.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 11/22/2010 1:24:41 PM
Waymark Code: WMA67R
County of Art: Gibson CountyDAVD CROCKETT
Text on Base of Art:
Pioneer -- Statesman -- Hero
Born August 17, 1786 Died March 6, 1836
Served three terms in the Congress of the United States while a resident of this county. Emigrated to Texas in 1835, and was killed at the Alamo fighting for the independence of Texas.
"BE SURE YOU'RE RIGHT, THEN GO AHEAD."
For those of you who were Disney, or TV fans, you should know David Crockett hated the name Davy.
TITLE: David Crockett
ARTIST(S): Sculptor: Belle Kinney; Founder: Capitol Products
DATE: Dedicated October 13, 1950
MEDIUM: Bronze bust on granite base
CONTROL NUMBER: IAS TN000014
Direct Link to the Individual Listing in the Smithsonian Art Inventory: [Web Link]
200 Eaton St. (& College St.)
DIFFERENCES NOTED BETWEEN THE INVENTORY LISTING AND YOUR OBSERVATIONS AND RESEARCH:
David Crockett is title on column, but David Crockett Memorial Bust is title in web site.
all other information seems to align.
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