John Houston Bills

John Houston Bills (HM1LE7)

Location: Bolivar, TN 38008 Hardeman County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 15.211', W 88° 59.346'

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Born in Iredell County, North Carolina, Bills settled in Bolivar, or Hatchie Town, as it was then called, in 1821. A successful merchant, planter, real estate operator and politician, he was also an extensive traveler and a diarist. Bills purchased this house, The Pillars, and lived here until his death. He served as chairman of the county court for forty-eight years and as Bolivar's postmaster.
HM NumberHM1LE7
Marker Number4C 28
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, June 29th, 2015 at 10:04am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 319040 N 3902971
Decimal Degrees35.25351667, -88.98910000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 15.211', W 88° 59.346'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 15' 12.66" N, 88° 59' 20.76" W
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Area Code(s)731
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-398 S Washington St, Bolivar TN 38008, US
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