Near Mountain City in Johnson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Maymead Stock Farm
Settled in 1746 by Mathias Wagner, the farm has remained in his family. It is one of the largest operating farms in the state. The first incorporated farm in the state, Maymead Stock Farm is both a National Bicentennial Farm and a Tennessee Century Farm. It is also listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 146.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Agriculture • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1746.
Location. 36° 25.549′ N, 81° 49.162′ W. Marker is near Mountain City, Tennessee, in Johnson County. Marker is on Roan Creek Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1995 Roan Creek Road, Mountain City TN 37683, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clarence "Tom" Ashley (approx. 3.4 miles away); Honor Roll (approx. 3½ miles away); First Baptist Church Bicentennial CelebrationFighting Bushwhackers (approx. 3½ miles away); Roderick Random Butler (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Trading Ground (approx. 6.8 miles away); Laurel Bloomery (approx. 10.3 miles away); Camp Mast (approx. 11.4 miles away in North Carolina). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mountain City.
Also see . . .
1. About Us. From Maymead's website. (Submitted on October 14, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
2. Maywood Stock Farm, Inc. National Register of Historic Places registration form and photographs (PDF), from Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (Archived from the original April 18, 2012). (Submitted on October 14, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 14, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.