Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Edwin Hickman

Marker ID: THC 3D 10
Location: TN 48 at east of Old State Route 48, Centerville, TN
County: Hickman
Coordinates: N 35° 47.115    W 087° 27.385
  35.78525    -87.45641666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM69DW


This pioneer is buried under an ancient popular 400 yards southeast. While returning to the Cumberland Settlements from a surveying trip, with James Robertson, Robert Weakley, J. Smith, Richard Shaffer and John Garner, he was killed by Indians from ambush near the site of the grave, April, 1791.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.