Israel Putnam

Israel Putnam (HMI9F)

Location: Cookeville, TN 38501 Putnam County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 9.754', W 85° 29.96'

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1718-1790

Putnam County, created in 1842 and re-established in 1854, was named for Major General Israel Putnam, who was commissioned on June 19, 1775 by the Continental Congress. A popular hero of the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. Gen. Putnam became famous for saying, " Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes," at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
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HM NumberHMI9F
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Marker Number2D 46
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 5:50pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 634978 N 4003022
Decimal Degrees36.16256667, -85.49933333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 9.754', W 85° 29.96'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 9' 45.24" N, 85° 29' 57.60" W
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Area Code(s)615, 931, 901
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1-99 S Washington Ave, Cookeville TN 38501, US
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