- Associated Press - Sunday, March 8, 2015

DAMASCUS, Va. (AP) - A portrait of folk hero frontiersman Davy Crockett’s widow has been sold at auction for $10,500.

A-OK Auction Company tells media outlets that the portrait of Elizabeth Patton Crockett was sold Saturday at the auction in Damascus. Details weren’t immediately available.

Born in 1788, Elizabeth Patton grew up in North Carolina. She married Davy Crockett in 1815.

A-OK Auction owner Alan Shope said previously that the oil painting was discovered at the old Patton house in Asheville, North Carolina.

Davy Crockett represented Tennessee in Congress and died at the Battle of the Alamo.



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