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Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Mark Robertson Cockrill

Born December 2, 1788 - Died June 26, 1872.

 
 
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By Darren Jefferson Clay, December 13, 2020
1. Mark Robertson Cockrill
Inscription.  
He was awarded a medal by Queen Victoria at the World’s Fair in London 1851 for the finest merino fleece at the fair.

For wool culture and scientific breeding of stock, he was presented with a medal in 1854 by the General Assembly of Tennessee.
 
Erected 1938 by James Robertson Chapter, D.A.R.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 36° 8.293′ N, 86° 52.907′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Charlotte Pike (U.S. 70) 0.1 miles west of Annex Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6600 Charlotte Pike, Nashville TN 37209, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richland (approx. 0.4 miles away); “Travelers' Rest” (approx. 1.6 miles away); Battle of Nashville (approx. 1.7 miles away); Robertson Avenue (approx.
Mark Robertson Cockrill image. Click for full size.
By Darren Jefferson Clay, December 13, 2020
2. Mark Robertson Cockrill
1.8 miles away); Hillwood Estates (approx. 1.9 miles away); Dutchman’s Curve Train Wreck (approx. 1.9 miles away); Chickasaw Treaty (approx. 2 miles away); Sylvan Park School (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. This page has been viewed 35 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 13, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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