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Pleasant View in Cheatham County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Pleasant View

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 21, 2020
1. Pleasant View Marker
Inscription.  Located on the Daniel Young 2,059 acre Land Grant No. 2419 of June 29, 1784 and the Robert Weakley North Carolina 640 acre Grant No.342 of September 24, 1787 where John Turnbull of Natchez, MS corralled his herds adjoining the headwaters of Spring Creek. Earliest settlers in this area were Peter Woodson, Herbert Alley, Thomas Williams, Joseph Bradley, John Hyde, John Hunt. Shadrack Hunt, William Shaw, Nathan Morris, Robert Pennington, Dempsey Hunter, most from Virginia and the Carolinas. First incorporated March 31, 1921. Second incorporation October 10, 1996.
 
Erected by Cheatham County Historical & Genealogical Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is June 29, 1784.
 
Location. 36° 23.679′ N, 87° 2.184′ W. Marker is in Pleasant View, Tennessee, in Cheatham County. Marker is on State Highway 49 0.1 miles east of Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1104 Main St, Pleasant View TN 37146, 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. Battle Creek Massacre
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 21, 2020
2. Pleasant View Marker
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(approx. 4.8 miles away); Nave's Crossroads Coopertown (approx. 4.8 miles away); Sycamore Mill (approx. 5.2 miles away); Mount Zion (approx. 6.4 miles away); Saint Michael's Mission (approx. 6.4 miles away); Crockett's Station (approx. 7.3 miles away); Davidson County / Robertson County (approx. 7.6 miles away); Willie Blount (approx. 8.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  A short history of Pleasant View (PDF). From town website. (Submitted on June 23, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, 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 73 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 23, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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