Summertown in Lawrence County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Later known as the Absalom Alexander Stand, it stood about 100 yards east, on the Military Road. A relay station and stage tavern, it was established about 1850 and functioned until operations by both armies in the war between the states caused its abandonment in 1862.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3F 19.)
Location. 35° 23.751′ N, 87° 16.692′ W. Marker is in Summertown, Tennessee, in Lawrence County. Marker is on Andrew Jackson Highway (U.S. 43), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Summertown TN 38483, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pleasant Garden (approx. 1.2 miles away); Lawrence County World War I Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); Fouche Springs Engagement (approx. 3.4 miles away); The Bigby Greys (approx. 10.4 miles away); Mexican War Monument (approx. 11.2 miles away); Courthouse - Lawrence County Tennessee (approx. 11.2 miles away); Skirmish at Lawrenceburg (approx. 11.2 miles away); Trail of Tears Memorial (approx. 11.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Summertown.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
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