Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Adam Huntsman

Marker ID: THC 4D 22
Location: on U.S. 70/412 0.2 miles south of Watson Road, Jackson, TN
County: Madison
Coordinates: N 35° 39.798    W 088° 45.567
  35.6633    -88.75945
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1NWT


Coming to Tennessee from his native Virginia about 1807, he was a prominent figure for five terms in the State Senate between 1815 and 1829. He was a member of the Constitutional Convention of 1834, and defeated David Crockett for Congress in 1835. He is buried in Old Salem Cemetery, about four miles south of here.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission