Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Old Madison

Marker ID: THC 2B 22
Location: at the intersection of Rankin Highway (U.S. 127) and Madison Drive, Dunlap, TN
County: Sequatchie
Coordinates: N 35° 26.443    W 085° 20.783
  35.44071666    -85.34638333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


The first county seat of Bledsoe Co., was here. Buildings included a log jail on the hillock to the southeast. Members of its first court were Jno. Tollet, Jno. Narramore, Jesse McKinney, Michael Rawlings, Jos. Hoge, Jas. Standiver, Timothy Hixon, Wm. Christian & Jno. Durgin. It later moved to Pikeville, which grew up around a large spring.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.