David Crockett State Park

Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

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About the Park

David Crockett was a pioneer, soldier, politician and industrialist. He was born near the little town of Limestone in northeast Tennessee in 1786. In 1817, he moved to Lawrence County and served as a justice of the peace, a colonel of the militia and as a state representative. Along the banks of Shoal Creek, in what is now his namesake park, he established a diversified industry consisting of a powdermill, a gristmill and a distillery. All three operations were washed away in a flood in September 1821. Financial difficulties from this loss caused Crockett to move to West Tennessee where he was elected to Congress. While in Washington, he fought for his people’s right to keep land they had settled on in the new frontier of West Tennessee. Crockett died at the Alamo Mission in March of 1836 while aiding the Texans in their fight for independence from Mexico. The 1,319-acre park has a museum, staffed during the summer months, with exhibits depicting Crockett’s life here and a water-powered grist mill.

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David Crockett State Park

Visitor Center / GPS Directions

1400 West Gaines
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931-762-9408

Park day use areas open 7 AM CT until sunset

Mailing Address

23 Crockett Park Rd.
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931-762-9408

Crockett's Mill

1400 West Gaines
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
931-762-9541

Park GPS Coordinates

35.2656, -87.3571