Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Union - Claiborne County Line



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



Text:

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