Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Davidson - Wilson County Line



Marker ID: THC 3A 56
Location:
County: Davidson
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Davidson County
Established 1783; named in honor of

Brig. Gen. William Lee Davidson


of North Carolina. Distinguished officer in the Revolutionary War. Served with the Army at Valley Forge. Killed in action at Cowan's Ford, North Carolina, 1781.

Wilson County
Established 1799; named in honor of

David Wilson.


Served with distinction in the Revolutionary War; later was a member of the Territorial Assembly and Speaker of the House of Representatives in 1794.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.