John H. Eaton

John H. Eaton (HM15WO)

Location: Franklin, TN 37064 Williamson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 55.549', W 86° 52.034'

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On this site stood the home of John H. Eaton, U.S. Senator (1818-1829) and Secretary of War under Andrew Jackson (1829-1831). He resigned from the Cabinet after a scandal which reflected on the reputation of his controversial wife, Peggy. He served as Governor of the Territory of Florida (1834-1836) and as Minister to Spain (1836-1840). Eaton retired from public life in 1840. He sold this property in 1843 and lived in Washington, D.C. until his death.
HM NumberHM15WO
Marker Number3D 56
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 9:21pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 511977 N 3975728
Decimal Degrees35.92581667, -86.86723333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 55.549', W 86° 52.034'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 55' 32.94" N, 86° 52' 2.04" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 167-199 US-31, Franklin TN 37064, US
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