1718-1790Putnam County, created in 1842 and re-established in 1854, was named for Major General Israel Putnam, who was commissioned on June 19, 1775 by the Continental Congress. A popular hero of the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War. Gen. Putnam became famous for saying, " Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes," at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
|Marker Number||2D 46|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 10:26am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 634978 N 4003022|
|Decimal Degrees||36.16256667, -85.49933333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 9.754', W 85° 29.96'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 9' 45.24" N, 85° 29' 57.6" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||615, 931, 901|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1-99 TN-136, Cookeville TN 38501, US|
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