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Red Boiling Springs in Macon County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Red Boiling Springs

 
 
Red Boiling Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chad Comer, January 1, 2011
1. Red Boiling Springs Marker
Inscription.  In the early 1900's this town was a flourishing resort because of the many types of mineral water found here. This popular retreat attracted city dwellers and rural families from this region who were accommodated by the many hotels. The town was heavily damaged by floods in June 1969.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3B95.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Places. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 31.796′ N, 85° 50.644′ W. Marker is in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee, in Macon County. Marker is on East Main Street, on the left when traveling east. Located in the Red Boiling Springs Park near the historic hotels. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Red Boiling Springs TN 37150, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Enlistment Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Civil War Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker
Renah Louise & Jennifer Rae Bilbrey Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chad Comer
2. Renah Louise & Jennifer Rae Bilbrey Memorial Park Marker
The marker is within this memorial park.
also named Red Boiling Springs (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cumberland Trace (approx. 0.3 miles away); Palace Hotel (approx. half a mile away); McClellan's General Store (approx. 0.9 miles away); Gibbs Crossroads (approx. 6 miles away); Gamaliel (approx. 8.1 miles away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Red Boiling Springs.
 
Additional keywords. sulfur water, mineral bath, Macon County Tennessee, Civil War hospital, Confederate enlistment station
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 535 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on January 5, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. Photos:   1. submitted on January 1, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky.   2. submitted on January 8, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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