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Monroe County Historical Marker

 

Location of sign - 100 Main St., Clinton, Tennessee

 

Photo taken- March 2007

 

Monroe County Historic Marker

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Wayne

 

Text of sign:

 

Monroe County was established 1819; named in honor of President James Monroe.

 

From 1819-1830 the courthouse was in private homes.

 

The first courthouse was built on this site in 1830 and burned in 1833.

 

The second courthouse was built in 1834 and was burned by Federal Troops during the Civil War in 1864.

 

The third courthouse was completed in 1868 and condemned and demolished in 1896.

 

The fourth and present courthouse was completed and dedicated on May 15, 1897.

 

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