Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Fentress - Morgan County Line



Marker ID: THC 2C 4
Location: intersection of U.S. 127 and Election Rd, Pall Mall TN
County: Fentress
Coordinates: N 36° 33.983    W 085° 0.867
  36.56638333    -85.01445
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Fentress County
Established 1823; named in honor of

James Fentress.


Then speaker of the state House of Representatives, an office which he held for four terms.


Morgan County
Established 1817; named in honor of

Brig. Gen. Daniel Morgan.


Veteran of the French & Indian war; second in command to Benedict Arnold on the Quebec Expedition in the revolution; later, a commander in the South, he decisively defeated Banastre Tarleton at Cowpens.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission