Franklin in Williamson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Clovercroft Road and Wilson Pike Area / Breezeway
Erected 2018 by Williamson County Historical Society.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee – Williamson County Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is December 23, 1837.
Location. 35° 55.833′ N, 86° 45.357′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is at the intersection of Herbert Drive and Breezeway Lane, on the left when traveling east on Herbert Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3201 Herbert Dr, Franklin TN 37067, 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. Spring House (approx. 1.4 miles away); Cistern and Root Cellar (approx. 1.4 miles away); Trinity Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Seward Hall (approx. 1½ miles away); Rock HillPrimm Historic Park (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Boiling Spring Site (approx. 2.8 miles away); Boiling Spring Academy (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Regarding Clovercroft Road and Wilson Pike Area / Breezeway. Excerpt from the National Register nomination for Breezeway:
The house was supposedly built ca. 1830 by the Holland family but it was purchased soon after by John Herbert. Herbert was born in 1809 and purchased this property around 1830. Herbert married Temperence Hunt in 1832 and they had five children. Herbert died in 1848, and his widow resided at the house until her death along with her son John G. Herbert. In 1878, John G. Herbert is listed as occupying the house and owning 223 acres. In 1910, Herbert added the porch to the south side of the house which had concrete columns and foundation. Following his death in 1934 the house was purchased by Dr. Walter Morgan and the house has since had several owners.…
Also see . . . John Herbert House (PDF). National Register nomination for the house, which (Submitted on June 19, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 19, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 457 times since then and 131 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on July 24, 2022, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. 2, 3. submitted on June 19, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.