Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Fentress - Pickett County Line



Marker ID: THC 2C 5
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
Waymark: None
 



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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.


Pickett County
Established 1879; named in honor of

Howell L. Pickett.


State Representative from Wilson County in 1879. He later moved to Arizona and practiced law at Tombstone.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission