Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Lucy Petway Holcombe Pickens House



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Location: is on Pine Street north of Fourth Street, La Grange, TN
County: Fayette
Coordinates: N 35° 2.914    W 089° 14.758
  35.04856666    -89.24596666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

This house was the birthplace of Lucy P. Holcombe Pickens (June 11, 1832 - Aug. 8, 1899), a noted beauty of ante-bellum days and the most famous person born in La Grange. Mrs. Pickens is the only woman whose likeness has appeared on American currency, nam