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Beersheba Springs in Grundy County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mary Noailles Murfree

1850-1922

 
 
Mary Noailles Murfree Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 27, 2009
1. Mary Noailles Murfree Marker
Inscription. Described as "Tennessee's foremost woman writer of fiction." she used the pen name Charles Egbert Craddock for over thirty years. The Tennessee mountains and the Civil War were used as the settings for her novels and short stories, and she gathered material during summers spent here in her youth and early adult years. Her first major work was published in 1878, and she continued to write until 1914.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 42.)
 
Location. 35° 27.905′ N, 85° 39.38′ W. Marker is in Beersheba Springs, Tennessee, in Grundy County. Marker is at the intersection of Tennessee Route 56 and Dahlgron Street, on the left when traveling east on State Route 56. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beersheba Springs TN 37305, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Beersheba Inn (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid (approx. 4.5 miles away); Melchior Thoni, Jr (approx. 6.5 miles away); Gruetli
Mary Noailles Murfree Marker overview image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 27, 2009
2. Mary Noailles Murfree Marker overview
(approx. 6.5 miles away); Higgenbotham's Cave (approx. 12.5 miles away); Camp Forrest (approx. 13.4 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 13.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Beersheba Springs.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. "Charles Egbert Craddock"
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicNotable Persons
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,096 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on March 27, 2017.
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