“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Kingston Springs in Cheatham County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Patterson Forge

Patterson Forge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tisha E Coggin, December 26, 2019
1. Patterson Forge Marker
Inscription.  4.1 mi. northwest, at The Narrows, Montgomery Bell, pioneer industrialist, ironmaster, philanthropist and turfman, built a forge in 1818. Power was obtained by tunneling water through the hill at the top of the Narrows to a point below it where the river returns after making a 7-mile horseshoe bend.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3C 5.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1818.
Location. 36° 7.405′ N, 87° 5.878′ W. Marker is in Kingston Springs, Tennessee, in Cheatham County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 70 and Cedar Hill Road, on the left when traveling east on U.S. 70. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1279 Highway 70, Kingston Springs TN 37082, 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. Mound Bottom (approx. 0.9 miles away); Connection To Johnsonville (approx. 1.9 miles away); Newsom's Mill
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(approx. 6.6 miles away); The Civil War in White Bluffs (approx. 7.2 miles away); Smith Farmhouse (approx. 9 miles away); Centenary United Methodist Church / Rev. William Gower (1776-1851) (approx. 9.3 miles away); Loveless Cafe and Motel (approx. 9.3 miles away); Old Harding Pike (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston Springs.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 26, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 26, 2019, by Tisha E Coggin of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 26, 2019, by Tisha E Coggin of Nashville, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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