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Near Crossville in Cumberland County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Kemmer Stand / Tavern

 
 
Kammer Stand / Tavern Marker Photo, Click for full size
August 20, 2009
1. Kammer Stand / Tavern Marker
Inscription. In 1817, John Kemmer purchased land here and built Kemmer Stand, a wayside inn, at the intersection of Burke Road. It was two-story, two-section structure that housed many travelers traversing the Cumberland Plateau. At the crest of this hill lies Walton or Great Stage Road. Built in 1800, it was the first federal road across the Plateau.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2 C 20.)
 
Location. 35° 55.71′ N, 84° 54.818′ W. Marker is near Crossville, Tennessee, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Interstate 40. Click for map. Marker is at exit 327 in Rest Area. Marker is in this post office area: Crossville TN 38558, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas "Big Foot" Spencer (approx. 5.1 miles away); Cumberland County's First Steam Engine (approx. 6.4 miles away); Cumberland County at War (approx. 6.4 miles away); Grandview Normal Institute (approx. 13.5 miles away).
 
Categories. Roads & Vehicles
 
Kammer Stand / Tavern Marker Photo, Click for full size
August 20, 2009
2. Kammer Stand / Tavern Marker
 
 
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