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

Beersheba Inn

 
 
Beersheba Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 27, 2009
1. Beersheba Inn Marker
Inscription. 1/4 mile southeast. In 1837 several log structures were built and later joined together. Later buildings of handmade brick were added. Enlargement to present form was made by Col. John Armfield in 1857. In antebellum days the courtyard was the scene of varied diversions and activities, including holding of missionary services by Episcopal Bishops Otey and Polk.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 25.)
 
Location. 35° 27.89′ N, 85° 39.19′ W. Marker is in Beersheba Springs, Tennessee, in Grundy County. Marker is on Scenic Tennessee Route 56 0 miles west of Hege Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. In a little roadside park. 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Noailles Murfree (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Forrest's Murfreesboro Raid (approx. 4.7 miles away); Melchior Thoni, Jr (approx. 6.5 miles away); Gruetli (approx.
Beersheba Inn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 27, 2009
2. Beersheba Inn Marker
6.5 miles away); Higgenbotham's Cave (approx. 12.5 miles away); Camp Forrest (approx. 13.3 miles away); Trail of Tears (approx. 13.3 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. Bishop Polk also helped found the University of the South
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USNotable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 672 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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