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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin TN 37064, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 Thompson's Station (approx. 9.2 miles away); Thompson's Station Train Depot (approx. 9.2 miles away); Rippavilla Plantation (approx. 9˝ miles away); Battle of Thompson’s Station (approx. 9˝ 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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Credits. This page was last revised on July 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 481 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on July 9, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2012, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Alabama, USA. 3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2015, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.