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

The Old Kentucky Road

 
 
The Old Kentucky Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, September 7, 2010
1. The Old Kentucky Road Marker
Inscription. Immigrant Route through Middle Tennessee
 
Erected by Lieut. James Shepperd Chapter D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 35° 46.744′ N, 85° 36.843′ W. Marker is in Rock Island, Tennessee, in Warren County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 136, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rock Island TN 38581, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rodgers' Tavern (approx. 0.9 miles away); Forrest's Bivouac (approx. 4½ miles away); Kentucky-Alabama Road (approx. 6.9 miles away); Cumberland Caverns (approx. 8.7 miles away); The Birthing Tree (approx. 9.1 miles away); Clay Faulkner (approx. 9.3 miles away); Higgenbotham's Cave (approx. 10.2 miles away); Anthia Brady Hughes (approx. 11 miles away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Categories. Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
Old road into the forest image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, September 7, 2010
2. Old road into the forest
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 680 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on May 7, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 8, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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