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Scottsboro

 
 
Scottsboro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 5, 2020
1. Scottsboro Marker
Inscription.  In 1869, Tom Scott opened a general store 500 yards to the southwest on Old Hyde's Ferry Pike that also served as a post office and public gathering place. Scott's Store became the center of this farming community, which stretches north to Joelton and south to the tip of Bells Bend. The unincorporated crossroads community was called Scott's Store until 1902, when it was renamed Scottsboro.
 
Erected 2009 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number 136.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. 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 1869.
 
Location. 36° 12.703′ N, 86° 55.218′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of Ashland City Highway (Tennessee Route 12) and Old Hickory Boulevard, on the right when traveling
Scottsboro Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 5, 2020
2. Scottsboro Marker
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west on Ashland City Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5106 Old Hickory Blvd, Nashville TN 37218, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bells Bend (here, next to this marker); Hyde's Ferry Turnpike (approx. 3.1 miles away); Cockrill Bend (approx. 4.2 miles away); Chickasaw Treaty (approx. 4.6 miles away); “Travelers' Rest” (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Bordeaux Community and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge (approx. 5.3 miles away); Martin Luther King, Jr. Bridge (approx. 5.3 miles away); Captain Alexander "Devil Alex" Ewing (approx. 5˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 7, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 7, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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