Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Macon - Clay County Line



Marker ID: THC 2D 4
Location:
County: Macon
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



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Macon County

Established 1842; named in honor 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.


Clay County

Established 1870; named in honor of

Henry Clay.


Representative in Congress from Kentucky for many years, sometime Speaker of the House; U.S. Senator and Secretary of State to President John Quincy Adams. Three times a candidate for President.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission