Historic Markers Across Tennessee

David Crockett's Last Home

Marker ID: THC 4B 27
Location: 219 North Trenton Street, Rutherford, TN
County: Gibson
Coordinates: N 36° 7.81    W 088° 59.2
  36.13016666    -88.98666666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1NCY


This pioneer finally settled on a farm about 4 1/2 mi. east. Following his last defeat for reelection to Congress, he went to Texas, where he died in the Alamo massacre. This cabin, restored partley from timbers of his orginal dwelling by public-spirted c