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
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

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.