Kingston Springs in Cheatham County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Connection To Johnsonville
U.S. Military Railroad
Col. William W. Wright (1824-1882)
Big Harpeth No. 7 Bridge, with a handcar visible above the first pier. A stockade for the guards stood on the opposite bluff behind the single man on the bridge. The stone piers are visible in the Kingston Springs City Park about a half a mile in front of you. Courtesy Tennessee State Library & Archives
Sullivan’s Branch Bridge, Craggie Hope Courtesy Tennessee State Library & Archives
Big Harpeth No. 6 Bridge, with USCT sentry at left, bridge piers can be seen 150 feet south of modern Harpeth River Bridge. - Courtesy Tennessee State Library & Archives
Erected by Tennessee Civil War Trails.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Civil War Trails series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1865.
Location. 36° 5.974′ N, 87° 6.901′ W. Marker is in Kingston Springs, Tennessee, in Cheatham County. Marker is on North Main Street north of West Kingston Springs Road, on the right when traveling north. The marker is on the grounds of the Kingston Springs Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 358 N Main Street, Kingston Springs TN 37082, 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. Patterson Forge (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mound Bottom (approx. 2.7 miles away); The Civil War in White Bluffs (approx. 6.2 miles away); Newsom's Mill (approx. 7.2 miles away); McNairy’s Attack (approx. 8.4 miles away); Marion’s Rifles, CSA/Baxter’s Company Tennessee Light Artillery, CSA (approx. 8.6 miles away); Smith Farmhouse (approx. 8.7 miles away); Evangeline Bowie, M.D. (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kingston Springs.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,005 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on October 15, 2013, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 2, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.