Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Crockett Tavern

Marker ID: THC 1B 9
Location: is at the intersection of Morningside Drive and Ridgelawn Avenue, Morristown, TN
County: Hamblen
Coordinates: N 36° 13.306    W 083° 16.039
  36.22176666    -83.26731666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Here stood the Crockett Tavern, established and operated by John and Rebecca Crockett. It was the boyhood home of David Crockett (1786-1836), pioneer and political leader in Tennessee, and a victim of the Alamo Massacre at San Antonio, Texas.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.