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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.
Photographed 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 3B 95.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 31.816′ N, 85° 50.698′ W. Marker is in Red Boiling Springs, Tennessee, in Macon County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (Tennessee Route 151) and Valley View Drive, on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Located in Red Boiling Springs City Park. 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 walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Red Boiling Springs (a few steps from this marker); Sampson's Light Housekeeping (a few steps from this marker);
Renah Louise & Jennifer Rae Bilbrey Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Chad Comer
2. Renah Louise & Jennifer Rae Bilbrey Memorial Park Marker
The marker is within this memorial park.
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Nixon Boarding House and the Whitley Boarding House (within shouting distance of this marker); Leslie Bath House (within shouting distance of this marker); Hudson's General Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Page Bath House (about 300 feet away); Reeves Grocery Store (about 300 feet away); Chitwoods Grocery Store (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Red Boiling Springs.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2011, by Chad Comer of Gamaliel, Kentucky. This page has been viewed 591 times since then and 23 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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May. 25, 2022