Dr. Wm. Madison WestHistorical marker location:
Born in Tennessee, studied medicine by apprenticeship. Married Elizabeth Jane Reynolds; had seven children.
In 1874 came to Hamilton County. A church leader, he farmed, practiced medicine. Gave land for West Point Cemetery-- named for him.
Marker year: 1967
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