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Crossville in Cumberland County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cumberland County's First Steam Engine

 
 
Cumberland County's First Steam Engine Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 26, 2013
1. Cumberland County's First Steam Engine Marker
Inscription.  This engine was brought to Cumberland County from Indianna by Samuel Cline about 1872. It powered a sawmill and grist mill at what was then Northville.

Donated to Cumberland County by Mason Hatfield in 1956.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
 
Location. 35° 56.872′ N, 85° 1.56′ W. Marker is in Crossville, Tennessee, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 127) and East 2nd Street, on the left when traveling south on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crossville TN 38555, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mandy Barnett (here, next to this marker); Cumberland County at War (within shouting distance of this marker); Milo Lemert Memorial Building (within shouting distance of this marker); In Remembrance of the Korean War (within shouting distance of this marker); Cumberland County Civil War Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Cumberland County Honor Roll
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Snodgrass Law Office Building (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crossville.
 
Cumberland County's First Steam Engine image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, July 26, 2013
2. Cumberland County's First Steam Engine
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 656 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 11, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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