Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Jackson - Macon County Line



Marker ID: THC 3B 9
Location:
County: Jackson
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Jackson County
Established 1801; named in honor of

Andrew Jackson.


Member of the first state Constitutional Convention, later representative in Congress and Senator; major general in the Army, victor in the Creek War, two conquests of Florida and the Battle of New Orleans in 1815; seventh President of the United States.


Macon County
Established 1842; named in honor of

of Nathaniel Macon


of North Carolina, Representative in Congress, 1791-1815. Speaker of the House of Representatives, 1801-07. Senator from North Carolina, 1815-28. President pro tempore of the Senate, 1826-28.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.