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Near Ashland City in Cheatham County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Neptune

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 21, 2020
1. Neptune Marker
Inscription.  Pioneer settlers arrived in the area from No. & So. Carolina as early as 1808. Civil War soldiers camped here on their way to Clarksville & Nashville. The community was named when a post office opened in 1882. In 1883 the village had blacksmith shops, grist & saw mill, general store, school, Methodist & Baptist churches, Doddsville Tenn. Central RR station. Hagewood's Ferry on the Cumberland River operated until 1958.
 
Erected by Cheatham County Historical & Genealogical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1808.
 
Location. 36° 20.537′ N, 87° 10.33′ W. Marker is near Ashland City, Tennessee, in Cheatham County. Marker is at the intersection of Highway 12 North (Tennessee Route 12) and Neptune Road, on the left when traveling north on Highway 12 North. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3201 Highway 12 North, Ashland City TN 37015, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clifton Forebears are Buried in Old Church Cemetery to Southeast (approx.
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 21, 2020
2. Neptune Marker
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1.6 miles away); Clifton Methodist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Neptune School (approx. 2.6 miles away); Harpeth Shoals (approx. 2.9 miles away); Pat Head Summitt (approx. 5 miles away); Sycamore Mill (approx. 6.9 miles away); Thomas Jefferson Stump (approx. 7˝ miles away); Cheatham County Courthouse (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ashland City.
 
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Tennessee State Library and Archives, circa 1938
3. Neptune Marker
Home of James William Dye Hagewood and wife Mary Dora Hagewood in Neptune, Cheatham County, Tennessee.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 23, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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