Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Organization of Fayette County



Marker ID: THC 4E 56
Location: is on West Court Square at West Fayette Street, Somerville, TN
County: Fayette
Coordinates: N 35° 14.636    W 089° 21.026
  35.24393333    -89.35043333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2DD3
 



Text:

Fayette County was organized the first Monday in December, 1824, in the home of Robert G. Thornton, ten miles S. East on North fork of Wolf River. It was made a part of the district which David Crockett then represented in the state legislature.

Erected