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Cottontown in Sumner County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tyree Springs

 
 
Tyree Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 21, 2020
1. Tyree Springs Marker
Inscription.  A mineral springs resort was established here by R.C. Tyree sometime between 1814 and 1822. By 1834 it was the most celebrated watering place in the state. Presidents Andrew Jackson and James K. Polk were guests here. Burned during the Civil War, the resort was later rebuilt. Guests were received until the early 1930s. Its buildings were razed 15 years later.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3B 37.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceParks & Recreational AreasWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson, the Former U.S. Presidents: #11 James K. Polk, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1814.
 
Location. 36° 26.042′ N, 86° 39.077′ W. Marker is in Cottontown, Tennessee, in Sumner County. Marker is at the intersection of Ben Albert Road and Tyree Springs Road (Tennessee Route 258), on the right when traveling south on Ben Albert
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Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cottontown TN 37048, 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. New Hope Baptist Church (approx. 2.1 miles away); White House and Tyree Springs (approx. 2.4 miles away); White House Stage Coach Inn (approx. 2.4 miles away); Beech Cumberland Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Station Camp Baptist Church (approx. 4.8 miles away); The Clark House (approx. 6.3 miles away); In Memory of Revolutionary War Soldier Thomas Cotton (approx. 6.4 miles away); Bridal House (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cottontown.
 
Also see . . .  Tyree Springs Mineral Resort | Sumner County, Tennessee. Sketch of the Tyree brothers and their resort. From RootsWeb. (Submitted on June 24, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Tyree Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 21, 2020
2. Tyree Springs Marker
Main motel at Tyree Springs image. Click for full size.
Tennessee State Library and Archives, 1915
3. Main motel at Tyree Springs
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 24, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 753 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 24, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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