Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Jackson Spoke Here

Marker ID: THC 4D 19
Location: on South Royal Street, acrossthe street from 582 South Royal Street, Jackson, TN
County: Madison
Coordinates: N 35° 36.346    W 088° 48.834
  35.60576666    -88.8139
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM13E2


Here in a grove, Oct. 8, 1840, Andrew Jackson spoke before about 10,000 enthusiastic listeners. Accompanied by James K. Polk and Felix Grundy, he was honor guest at a barbecue. Veterans of the War of 1812, welcomed him upon his second visit.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.