Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Capt. Alexander Ewing - "Devil Alex"



Marker ID: NHC 
Location: Ewing Drive at Knight Road
County: Davidson
Coordinates:   
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marker has been removed.
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Early settler of N.W. Davidson Co. Served in Revolutionary War as Aid-de-Camp to Gen. Green.  Wounded at Guilford.  Earned nickname and 2666 acres.  Built and owned first brick plantation house in area, 1/4 mile East.  Later built Ewing Mansion on Buena Vista Pike.  He and his wife Sarah are buried directly across in Ewing Plantation cemetery.


Notes:

Erected 1995
(This marker has been removed)