Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Union - Claiborne County Line

Marker ID: THC 1D 6
County: Union
Waymark: None


Union County

Established 1850;

it gets its name from the strong sentiment of the people in the region for the preservation of the Federal Union.

Claiborne County

Established 1879; named in honor

William C.C. Claiborne.

Then Governor of Mississippi Territory. He was from 1796 to 1797 judge of the Superior Court of Tennessee & representative in Congress, 1797-1801. Later became Governor of Louisiana and was Senator-elect from the state when he died.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission