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Moore County - 3G 39 - Lynchburg, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99
N 35° 16.951 W 086° 22.412
16S E 556969 N 3904553
Quick Description: A Tennessee Historical Marker located at the Moore County Courthouse
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 5/9/2018 2:32:13 PM
Waymark Code: WMY8CF
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
Views: 2

Long Description:
Located at the beautiful Moore County Courthouse in Lynchburg, this TN historical marker details the naming of Moore County. This is a busy part of town, with lots of popular businesses on the perimeter of the courthouse square. There are several monuments and interesting things near this marker.

Text on marker:
Moore County was created by an Act of the Tennessee Legislature December 1871, and was named to honor General William Moore. Born in Kentucky in 1786, he settled on Mulberry Creek circa 1806. Captain in the War of 1812 and the Creek Indian Wars, and Militia Major, Moore served four terms in the State Legislature and was named State Adjutant General in 1840. He died on 10 March 1871, and was buried in Moore Cemetery, in Lincoln County.
Marker Name: Moore County

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number: 3G 39

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission

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