Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Chester - Madison County Line



Marker ID: THC 4D 3
Location:
County: Chester
Coordinates:   
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Chester County

Established 1879; as successor to Wisdom County; named in honor of

Colonel Robert I. Chester.


Quartermaster of the Washington County (Tennessee) Regiment, War of 1812; early postmaster at Jackson; later United States Marshal of the Western District.



Madison County

Established 1821; named in honor of

James Madison.


Fourth President of the United States.


Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission