Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Gibson - Carroll County Line



Marker ID: THC 4A 17
Location: on US 70A at Cades Atwood Rd, Atwood, TN
County: Gibson
Coordinates: N 35° 57.590    W 088° 41.825
  35.95983333    -88.69708333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM26PK
 



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.




Carroll County

Established 1821; named in honor of

William Carroll.


An officer in the War of 1812; Governor of Tennessee, 1821-27 and 1829-35; served as governor longer than any other man.


Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission