Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Founding of Lewisburg

Marker ID: THC 3G 14
Location: U.S. 31A, Marshall County, in Lewisburg, on courthouse lawn
County: Marshall
Waymark: None


On Oct. 4, 1836, the county court of Marshall County appointed a committee which built a county courthouse and jail, laid off streets, and sold lots in the new town. Members of this committee were James Osborne, William Williams, Joel Yowell, Aaron Boyd, and James C. Record.