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Kingston Springs in Cheatham County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Patterson Forge

 
 
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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.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
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 18 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mound Bottom (approx. 0.9 miles away); Connection To Johnsonville (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Civil War in White Bluffs (approx. 7.2 miles away); Old Harding Pike (approx.
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9.6 miles away); McNairy’s Attack (approx. 9.8 miles away); Birth of a Church (approx. 10˝ miles away); Harpeth Shoals (approx. 12.8 miles away); Abram Maury (approx. 17˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston Springs.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 26, 2019. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2019, by Tisha E Coggin of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 8 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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