Independent State of Scott - 1F32 - Huntsville, TN
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N 36° 24.704 W 084° 29.469
16S E 724956 N 4032541
This historical marker is located along Highway 63 in Huntsville, Tennessee.
Waymark Code: WM5EHJ
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 12/28/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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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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