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Rutherford - Wilson County Line



Marker ID: THC 3A 6
Location:
County: Rutherford
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Rutherford County

Established 1803; named in honor of

of Maj. Gen. Griffith Rutherford


of the Revolutionary Army; appointed by President Washington as a member of the Legislature for the Southwest Territory, which later became the State of Tennessee.


Wilson County
Established 1799; named in honor of

David Wilson.


Served with distinction in the Revolutionary War; later was a member of the Territorial Assembly and Speaker of the House of Representatives in 1794.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission