Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Willie Blount



Marker ID: THC 3C 17
Location: at the intersection of U.S. 41A and Mt. Carmel Road, Clarksville, TN
County: Montgomery
Coordinates: N 36° 27.891    W 087° 9.14
  36.46485    -87.15233333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

This statesman settled 2 mi. N., 1802. Born 1768, was secretary to the governor, Territory South of the River Ohio, later a judge in the state's first Superior Court of Law & Equity. Elected governor after a term in the Legislature, he served six consecutive years. A member of the Constitutional Convention of 1834; he died in 1835.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.