Near Franklin in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Tennessee Valley Divide
Travelers in the early days of the Natchez Trace were more conscious of the divide. Moving on foot or on horseback, they noticed changes in elevation and stream direction. Going north toward Nashville, the Tennessee Valley Divide marked the edge of the frontier — the end of Chickasaw Indian Country.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Natchez Trace marker series.
Location. 35° 50.051′ N, 87° 4.093′ W. Marker is near Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is on Natchez Trace Parkway (at milepost 423.9), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin TN 37064, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. U.S.D. 1812 (approx. 2.2 miles away); Burwood (approx. 5 miles away); Bank of Leiper's Fork / Hillsboro Methodist Church (approx. 5.8 miles away); Thompson's Station (approx. 9.2 miles Thompson's Station Train Depot (approx. 9.2 miles away); Rippavilla Plantation (approx. 9.5 miles away); Battle of Thompson’s Station (approx. 9.5 miles away); Schofield's Retreat (approx. 9.6 miles away).
Also see . . . Natchez Trace Parkway. National Park Service (Submitted on October 15, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
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