Summertown in Lawrence County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Later known as the Absalom Alexander Stand, it stood about 100 yards east, on the Military Road. A relay station and stage tavern, it was established about 1850 and functioned until operations by both armies in the war between the states caused its abandonment in 1862.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3F 19.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
Location. 35° 23.751′ N, 87° 16.692′ W. Marker is in Summertown, Tennessee, in Lawrence County. Marker is on Andrew Jackson Highway (U.S. 43), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Summertown TN 38483, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lawrence County World War I Memorial (approx. 3.1 miles away); Fouche Springs Engagement (approx. 3.4 miles away); Shoal Creek Mill Stone (approx. 10.1 miles away); David CrockettRed-Tailed Hawk (approx. 10.1 miles away); Welcome to David Crockett State Park (approx. 10.1 miles away); 1786-1836 David Crockett (approx. 10.1 miles away); A Summary of the Life of Davy Crockett: (approx. 10.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Summertown.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 1,403 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 15, 2010, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. 2. submitted on March 1, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.