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Newsom's Mill

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 28, 2020
1. Newsom's Mill Marker
Inscription.  The original Newsom's Mill was located upstream & was destroyed by flood in 1808. Joseph M. Newsom constructed this turbine-powered gristmill in 1862 of hand-dressed limestone cut from Newsom's quarry, a mile south. Newsom's stone is found in many important buildings in the city of Nashville.
 
Erected 1976 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 62.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee, The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1808.
 
Location. 36° 5.505′ N, 86° 59.203′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Charlotte Pike (U.S. 70) and Buffalo Road, on the right when traveling west on Charlotte Pike. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7401 Buffalo Rd, Nashville TN 37221, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Historic Bellevue (approx. 3.2 miles away); Old Harding Pike
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 28, 2020
2. Newsom's Mill Marker
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(approx. 3.3 miles away); Belle Vue (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Myhr House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Tolbert Hollow (approx. 3.8 miles away); Centenary United Methodist Church / Rev. William Gower (1776-1851) (approx. 3.9 miles away); Smith Farmhouse (approx. 4 miles away); Loveless Cafe and Motel (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 31, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 94 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 31, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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