Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Home of Lucy Holcombe Pickens

Marker ID: THC 4E 66
Location: at the intersection of Third Street (State Highway 57) and Pine Street, LaGrange, Tennessee
County: Fayette
Coordinates: N 35° 2.736    W 089° 14.766
  35.0456    -89.2461
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


The "Queen of the Confederacy" was born here January 11, 1832. In 1858 she married Francis Pickens, United States Ambassador to Russia and later Governor of South Carolina. During the Civil War, Lucy was the only woman honored by having her portrait used