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.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
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. Touch 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 10 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); Shoal Creek Mill Stone (approx. 10.1 miles away); David Crockett (approx. 10.1 miles away); Red-Tailed Hawk (approx. 10.1 miles away); Welcome to David Crockett State Park (approx. 10.1 miles away); 1786-1836 David Crockett (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Summertown.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 1,212 times since then and 50 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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