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Franklin in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Harpeth River Restoration and Fish Passage

A project of America’s Great Outdoors

 
 
Harpeth River Restoration and Fish Passage Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 21, 2019
1. Harpeth River Restoration and Fish Passage Marker
Inscription.  Tennessee’s Harpeth River Restoration Project is designated a keystone conservation and outdoor restoration project under President Obama’s America’s Great Outdoors program. Here, we celebrate the partnership and collaboration that resulted in significant fish protection and aquatic habitat restoration.
 
Erected 2012 by Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsEnvironmentParks & Recreational AreasWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 35° 54.549′ N, 86° 51.352′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is at the intersection of Lewisburg Pike and Carriage Park Drive, on the right when traveling west on Lewisburg Pike. 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 walking distance of this marker. The Battle of Franklin (here, next to this marker); Battle of Franklin, Eastern Flank (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Advancing With Scott's Brigade (about 600
Harpeth River Restoration and Fish Passage Marker site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 21, 2019
2. Harpeth River Restoration and Fish Passage Marker site
At the Franklin Harpeth River Access
feet away); a different marker also named Advancing With Scott's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); Eastern Flank Battlefield Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Franklin, Eastern Flank (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Advancing With Scott's Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Franklin, Eastern Flank (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Harpeth River Blueway marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 21, 2019
3. Harpeth River Blueway marker
Harpeth River Dam Removal Project marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 21, 2019
4. Harpeth River Dam Removal Project marker
Harpeth River Restoration image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 21, 2019
5. Harpeth River Restoration
The path to the river; reclaimed land to both sides.
Harpeth River Restoration image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 21, 2019
6. Harpeth River Restoration
The area of the dam removal.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 148 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 30, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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