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Beech Grove in Coffee County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fort Nash

 
 
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By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
1. Fort Nash Marker
Inscription.  Near here, on Garrison Fork, this fort was established, about 1793, for the protection of settlers and travelers to and from the southwest. Until its abandonment, about 1804, it was an important stopping place and administrative center.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 6.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1793.
 
Location. 35° 37.58′ N, 86° 14.345′ W. Marker is in Beech Grove, Tennessee, in Coffee County. Marker is on Murfreesboro Highway (U.S. 41), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beechgrove TN 37018, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Watterson (here, next to this marker); Confederate 1st/3rd Kentucky Calvalry (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tullahoma Campaign (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign
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By Sharon N. Goodman
2. Fort Nash Marker
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(about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Tullahoma Campaign (about 800 feet away); Pledge to the South (about 800 feet away); Confederate Cemetery (about 800 feet away); 18th Indiana Battery (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beech Grove.
 
Fort Nash Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
3. Fort Nash Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,710 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.   2. submitted on January 18, 2010, by Sharon N. Goodman of Round Rock, Texas.   3. submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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