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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2140_retracing-the-trail-of-tears_Lawrenceburg-TN.html
The Bell Route On October 11, 1838, 660 Cherokee led by John Adair Bell left from Fort Cass (present day Charleston, Tennessee) to begin an arduous 700-mile journey. Weak and miserable from being held in removal camps, the people in the Bell deta…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM213Z_red-tailed-hawk_Lawrenceburg-TN.html
Red-Tailed Hawks are probably the most common hawk in North America. If you've got sharp eyes you'll see several individuals on almost any long car ride, anywhere. Red-tailed Hawks are often seen soaring above open fields, gracefully turning circl…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM213Y_david-crockett_Lawrenceburg-TN.html
The Frontier Industrialist Using probably every cent of her inheritance and savings, Elizabeth Patton Crockett invested in a business venture with her husband that made sense to growing frontier community. She and David built a crude industrial c…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM213H_welcome-to-david-crocket-state-park_Lawrenceburg-TN.html
In the summer of 1817, just before his 31st birthday, David Crockett entered Lawrence County with his second wife Elizabeth (his first wife, Polly, died in 1815), her two children from her first husband (James Patton, died in the Creek Indian War …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM213G_a-summary-of-the-life-of-davy-crockett_Lawrenceburg-TN.html
Be always sure you are right, then go ahead!" · 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 unt…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM213F_1876-1836-david-crockett_Lawrenceburg-TN.html
In the 49 years that David Crockett called Tennessee his home he migrated from one end of the Volunteer state to the other. From his birthplace near Limestone on the banks of the Nolichucky River to his last home in present day Rutherford (Gibson …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM212Z_church-park-auditorium_Memphis-TN.html
Established in 1899, Church's park and auditorium was the only such facility in the United States owned entirely by a black man and conducted in the interest of black people. Standard admission to the auditorium was 15ยข seating capacity was 2200…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM20V3_highland-rim-section_Duck-River-TN.html
The old Natchez Trace was a 450-plus-mile footpath that ran through Natchez, Choctaw, and Chickasaw lands. The Natchez Trace National Scenic Trail consists of five separate sections for over 60 miles of trail, including some segments of the orig…
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The Natchez Trace Parkway leads you 444 miles through three states 10,000 years of North American history. Also designated as a National Scenic Byway and All-American Road, the Parkway encourages travelers to experience historic and scenic landsca…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM20UV_welcome_Duck-River-TN.html
is designed to encourage leisurely exploration of the history and beauty of Old Southwest. Here are a few pointers to make your trip more enjoyable. Here are a few pointers to make your trip more enjoyable. Regulations and Safety Obey poste…
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