Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Alfred Alexander Taylor



Marker ID: THC 1A 47
Location: On W Elk Ave at Franklin Club Dr., Elizabethton, TN
County: Carter
Coordinates: N 36° 20.637    W 082° 14.996
  36.34395    -82.24993333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2A8J
 



Text:

Born in this house, Aug. 7, 1848, he was representative in Congress in 1870, and again for three terms in 1889. He had comaigned unsuccessfully against his brother in the gubernatorial race called "The War of the Roses" in 1886. He was elected governor in 1921. He died Nov. 24, 1921, and is buried in Johnson City.