Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Crockett's Fort

Marker ID: THC 3C 27
Location: TN 49, Robertson County, north of junction with Washington Road
County: Robertson
Waymark: None


Samuel Crockett, a veteran of the Revolution, built a fort here in 1788. In an attack by Indians in 1789, the daughter of Thomas Norris was killed, and the Rev. Patrick Martin wounded. The attack was finally repulsed.