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Raised in frontier poverty without any education until he is a teenager, David is often hired out to others for additional income while still a child; once held against his will until he escapes under the cover of a winter storm.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/24/2020

last visited: never

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Almost all agree that he carried an impressive frame, stood erect, and was quite muscular. We also know that he preferred to wear his dark brown hair on the longer side, parted down the middle, and was a bit of a stranger to a comb.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/24/2020

last visited: never

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In his nearly half century of life, David Crockett literally migrated from east to west Tennessee. From his birthplace near Limestone, to his last home in Rutherford (Gibson County).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 10/24/2020

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersEdward Chalmers Huffaker - 1C 79 - Chuckey, TN

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Edward Huffaker discovered the principle by which a curved wing surface generates lift, thus helping guide the Wright Brothers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 8/15/2009

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Tennessee Historical MarkersEbenezer - 1C 27 - Chuckey, TN

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Ebenezer Methodist Church was founded in 1975. This marker is at the turn heading south for the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 8/15/2009

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Tennessee Historical MarkersDavid Crockett 1C 46

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This historic marker is located on Route 11E near the birthplace of Davy Crockett in Limestone, Tennessee

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/12/2007

last visited: 9/30/2007

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Tennessee Historical MarkersGillespie Stone House 1A 74

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This historic marker is located on Route 11E, near the Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park in Limestone, Tennessee

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon

location: Tennessee

date approved: 12/12/2007

last visited: 10/9/2016

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Tennessee Historical MarkersBattle of Limestone Station - 1A113 - Limestone, TN

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Inexperienced Federal troops were captured when they ran out of ammo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/9/2009

last visited: 10/9/2016

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Tennessee Historical MarkersWashington County, Tennessee 1C 6

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Located on HWY 11E, monument is related to Washington County, Tennessee. Marker is difficult to get to and safe parking is at least 100 yards away from marker. Please be careful if visiting. -- Note: Should be two sided

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/28/2008

last visited: 2/11/2009

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Tennessee Historical MarkersHenderson's Station - 1C 24 - Greeneville, TN

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Henderson's Mill, later Station, was an early settlement in Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/2/2008

last visited: 9/29/2007

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Tennessee Historical MarkersSalem Church-1A 57

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First presbytery on Tennessee Soil

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/1/2009

last visited: 10/16/2016

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Tennessee Historical MarkersWashington College-1A 30

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Talks about Washington college got to be

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/1/2009

last visited: 10/16/2016

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Tennessee Historical MarkersJohn Gloucester - 1776-1822 - 1C-84 - Tusculum, TN

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John Gloucester was the first African-American student at Greeneville College and first African-American Presbyterian clergyman ordained in the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersTusculum College - 1C-28

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Marker about the founding of Tusculum College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/20/2011

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersSamuel Doak House - 1C 60 - Tusculum, TN

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The Doak family are founders of liberal arts Tusculum College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/2/2008

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersThomas Embree-1A-29

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Talks about family history

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/4/2009

last visited: 10/30/2009

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Tennessee Historical MarkersClarksville Iron Furnace-1A 91

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Ruins of Clarksville Iron Furnace

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/4/2009

last visited: 8/22/2020

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Tennessee Historical MarkersAndrew Johnson National Historic Site - 1C 50 - Greeneville, TN

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Andrew Johnson National Historic Site is nearby.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/2/2008

last visited: 10/31/2016

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Tennessee Historical MarkersTester Brothers 1A 125 - Jonesborough, TN

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This is a historic marker found out pass 81 in the Jonesborough area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/15/2009

last visited: 10/29/2016

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Tennessee Historical MarkersHarmony House - 1C 61 - Greeneville, TN

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The house was used by both Confederate and Union armies during the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/15/2009

last visited: 9/28/2007

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Tennessee Historical MarkersOld Harmony Graveyard-1C 52-Greeneville

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Located in Greeneville at the cemetery. You must enter to park or use the lot at town hall...none along the road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/8/2015

last visited: 10/7/2018

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Signs of HistoryLost State of Franklin - Greeneville, TN

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Replicate capitol building for the frontier State of Franklin (originally Frankland) which was unsuccessful in being recognized by the Continental Congress.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 8/6/2012

last visited: 10/5/2018

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Tennessee Historical MarkersCapitol of State of Franklin - 1C 70 - Greeneville, TN

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Replicate cabin which was used as the capitol building for the short-lived State of Franklin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/16/2009

last visited: 10/5/2018

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Tennessee Historical MarkersBenjamin Lundy - 1C 53 - Greeneville, TN

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Lundy published a newspaper devoted to the abolition of slavery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/16/2009

last visited: 10/5/2018

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Tennessee Historical MarkersKeystone Pottery-1A-121

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Talks about Keystone Pottery

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon

location: Tennessee

date approved: 3/4/2009

last visited: 10/30/2009

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