Davy Crockett's Birthplace has been preserved by the State of Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation as an historic site within the state park system. The site consists of 105 partially wooded acres of land along the Nolichucky River in Greene County, Tennessee. Learn more about Crockett’s intriguing composite of history and folklore at the Tennessee Encyclopedia of History.
David "Davy" Crockett—"King of the Wild Frontier": Pioneer, patriot, soldier, trapper, explorer, state legislator, congressman, and martyr. Born David Crockett on August 17, 1786, Greene County, Tennessee.
If you were born in 1955, your older siblings might have got a new Golden Book the year you were born - things Davy Crockett exploded the year you were born when Walt Disney's Disneyland TV show broadcast a short serial of Fess Parker as Crockett.