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Fayetteville in Lincoln County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Stone Arch Bridge

 
 
Stone Arch Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 28, 2020
1. Stone Arch Bridge Marker
Inscription.  This is the largest of a number of dry-stone arch bridges which furnished the highways of Tennessee before the War Between the States. It was begun in 1858, and completed a short time before Tennessee seceded from the Union. It accommodated a thriving north-south traffic for three-quarters of a century.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3G 9.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Bridges & Viaducts. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
 
Location. 35° 8.575′ N, 86° 34.177′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, Tennessee, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of Huntsville Highway (U.S. 431) and Thorton Taylor Parkway (Bypass U.S. 64), on the right when traveling north on Huntsville Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1009 Huntsville Hwy, Fayetteville TN 37334, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Trail of Tears Bell Removal Route (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fayetteville Stone Bridge (about 600 feet
Stone Arch Bridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 28, 2020
2. Stone Arch Bridge Marker
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away); Fayetteville Calaboose Door (about 600 feet away); Fayetteville Stone Bridge (Scale Replica) (about 600 feet away); Camp Blount (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Camp Blount (approx. half a mile away); Andrew Jackson (approx. half a mile away); Bell's Route Trail of Tears (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 64 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 29, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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