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


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