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McMinnville in Warren County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Kentucky-Alabama Road

 
 
Kentucky-Alabama Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 15, 2009
1. Kentucky-Alabama Road Marker
Inscription. First opened in 1806, it ran from Monticello, Ky., to Huntsville, Ala., then in Indian territory. Entering Tennessee near Celina, it passed through Cookeville to Viola and Winchester. It follows the road south through Shellsford in this section.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 37.)
 
Location. 35° 42.874′ N, 85° 42.428′ W. Marker is in McMinnville, Tennessee, in Warren County. Marker is on Sparta Highway (U.S. 70s) 0.1 miles west of Spencer Road (Tennessee Route 30), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: McMinnville TN 37110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Birthing Tree (approx. 2.3 miles away); Forrest's Bivouac (approx. 2.4 miles away); Clay Faulkner (approx. 3.1 miles away); Cumberland Caverns (approx. 3.6 miles away); Anthia Brady Hughes (approx. 4.2 miles away); W. S. "Dad" Lively (approx. 4.2 miles away); Carl T. Rowan (approx. 4.2 miles away); Morgan's Headquarters (approx. 4.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in McMinnville.
 
Also see . . .  Old Roads Near the Caney Fork. Details the roads in the
Surrounding area image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 15, 2009
2. Surrounding area
area, including the Old Kentucky Road. (Submitted on August 6, 2014, by Deanna Lack of Sparta, Tennessee.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 824 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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