Alexander Wilson

Alexander Wilson (HM1KHN)

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In the spring of 1810, Alexander Wilson, noted author, naturalist, and known as the "Father of American Ornithology", visited this area while on a horseback trip over the Natchez Trace to the Mississippi River. While here he lodged with the pioneer, Isaac Walton. In this area he recorded his observations of parakeets (now extinct in this area) and two new species of birds which he named the Tennessee Warbler and the Nashville Warbler.
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HM NumberHM1KHN
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Marker Number3A 19
Placed ByThe Tennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, May 15th, 2015 at 2:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees0.00000000, 0.00000000
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