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Hamilton County -- Hamilton County Courthouse, Chattanooga TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 35° 02.946 W 085° 18.400
16S E 654434 N 3879798
Quick Description: A marker affixed to the southwest corner of the Hamilton County Courthouse preserves the memory of Alexander Hamilton, for whom the county is named
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 10/8/2017 1:01:17 PM
Waymark Code: WMWRTV
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
Views: 4

Long Description:
This metal marker is affixed to the southeast corner of the Hamilton County Courthouse in downtown Chattanooga TN.

The marker reads as follows:

"1784 [USD 1812 logo] 1815

HAMILTON COUNTY
Created October 25, 1819, named for
ALEXANDER HAMILTON

Born January 11, 1757; died July 12, 1804. Aide de Camp to General Washington at twenty; member of Continental Congress at twenty-five; Captain in Revolutionary War; a leader in the Philadelphia Convention which framed the Constitution of United States. First Secretary of the U.S. Treasury at thirty-two. Established public credit system of our infant Republic, which is still in use. Eminent Lawyer and distinguished Writer.

In grateful appreciation this marker is erected by

Hamilton County Council, Tennessee Historical Commission, and Volunteer chapter, U.S.D. of 1812

Under the auspices of the
National Society United States Daughters of 1812
State of Tennessee
1949"
Marker Name: Hamilton County

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number: 0000

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Hamilton County Council, Tennessee Historical Commission, and Volunteer chapter, U.S.D. of 1812


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