Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Governor John Prince Buchanan ~ (1847-1930)

Marker ID: THC 3A 169
Location: on Murfreesboro Pike (U.S. 41) near Mount Tabor Road, Murfreesboro, TN
County: Rutherford
Coordinates: N 35° 45.51    W 086° 20.136
  35.7585    -86.3356
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM416W


John P. Buchanan, the 28th governor of Tennessee, was born in Williamson County on October 27, 1847. After serving in the Confederate Army, he moved to Rutherford County. In 1887, he was elected to the Tennessee House of Representatives. Three years late