Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Lincoln - Moore County Line



Marker ID: THC 3G 2
Location:
County: Lincoln
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Lincoln County

Established 1809; named in honor of

Maj. Gen. Benjamin Lincoln


of the Revolutionary Army. After service at Saratoga, he was put in Chief Command in the Southern Colonies. Later, he was Secretary of War under the Confederation, 1718-83.


Moore County

Established 1871; named in honor of

Maj. Gen. William Moore.


He settled in Tennessee in 1808, coming from Kentucky. Commanded a company in the Creek War; finished the War of 1812 as a Major General; Member of the State House of Representatives, 1825-27.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission