Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Gibson - Weakley County Line



Marker ID: THC 4A 6
Location:
County: Gibson
Coordinates:   
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Gibson County
Established 1823; named in honor of

Col. John Gibson,


who served with distinction under General Andrew Jackson in the Natchez Expedition, 1812-13, and in the Creek Wars.


Weakley County
Established 1823; named in honor of

of Robert Weakley.


Member of the North Carolina Constitutional Convention; Tennessee House of Representatives, 1796; Colonel of Militia and Speaker of the State Senate. Member of Congress. Member of the State Constitutional Convention, 1834.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.