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Friendsville in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Friendsville Marble Industry Monument

 
 
Friendsville Marble Industry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2020
1. Friendsville Marble Industry Monument
Inscription.  The city of Friendsville hereby recognizes the Friendsville community for contributing their talents to the stone profession.

Tennessee pink marble is a historic reminder of days past when the railroad ran through Friendsville. This block of Tennessee cedar is dedicated in honor of the marble industry. its owners operators employees and families who worked here in Friendsville since 1890
 
Erected by City of Friendsville.
 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 35° 45.63′ N, 84° 8.049′ W. Marker is in Friendsville, Tennessee, in Blount County. Marker is on West College Avenue west of North Farnum Street (Tennessee Highway 333), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 W College Ave, Friendsville TN 37737, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Friendsville (here, next to this marker); The Underground Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cloyd's Creek Presbyterian Church
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(approx. 4.6 miles away); Sam Houston American Giant Homesite (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Marcus Warren House (approx. 4.9 miles away); Samuel Henry's Station (approx. 6.7 miles away); Medal of Honor 17th Michigan Volunteer Regiment (approx. 6.9 miles away); Near the Site of Henry Fort (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Friendsville.
 
Friendsville Marble Industry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 30, 2020
2. Friendsville Marble Industry Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 296 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 31, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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