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Castalian Springs in Sumner County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bledsoe's Lick

 
 
Bledsoe's Lick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 23, 2013
1. Bledsoe's Lick Marker
Inscription. The spring to the north was a rendezvous for salt-seeking game in the pre-pioneer days. First settlers came in 1779. In 1787, Isaac and Anthony Bledsoe and their families settled here. The two brothers were killed by Indians and are buried in the family plot 500 yards northwest. Bledsoe Female Academy also near here.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 3B 5.)
 
Location. 36° 23.667′ N, 86° 18.867′ W. Marker is in Castalian Springs, Tennessee, in Sumner County. Marker is on Old Highway 25 east of Hartsville Pike, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Castalian Springs TN 37031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas Sharpe Spencer Memorial (here, next to this marker); Wynnewood (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); General William Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bledsoe's Fort and Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hawthorne Hill (approx. one mile away); Cragfont (approx. 1.5 miles away); a different marker also named Cragfont (approx. 1.7 miles away); Ziegler's Station (approx. 2.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Castalian Springs.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Bledsoe's Lick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 23, 2013
2. Bledsoe's Lick Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 496 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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