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Lebanon in Wilson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Peyton Smokehouse

 
 
Peyton Smokehouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Karen Emerson-McPeak, September 23, 2017
1. Peyton Smokehouse Marker
Inscription. The smokehouse originally stood on the Wharton Place three miles Southeast of Lebanon on Sparta Pike. Jesse Wharton of Davidson County bought the 912 acre farmland in 1811 from John Gray Blount of North Carolina. Jesse deeded the farm to his son, Joseph Philips Wharton, after his marriage to Caroline Hewitt in September, 1830. The smokehouse dates back to this time.

Joseph Wharton's daughter married a Peyton and later named the farm Peyton Place. The smokehouse was moved to Fiddlers Grove in 1994. Donated by Mr. and Mrs. Charles Haskin and family
 
Erected 1994.
 
Location. 36° 11.859′ N, 86° 16.293′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Tennessee, in Wilson County. Marker can be reached from Fiddlers Grove Court. Touch for map. Located in Fiddler's Grove Historic Village James E Ward Center Road. Marker is in this post office area: Lebanon TN 37087, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pete Smith's Store (here, next to this marker); Mr. Luther's Blacksmith Shop and Broom Factory (here, next to this marker); Melrose Church (here, next to this marker); Forbes Cabin (here, next to this marker);

Peyton Smokehouse image. Click for full size.
By Karen Emerson-McPeak, September 23, 2017
2. Peyton Smokehouse
Stewart Cabin (here, next to this marker); Livesay Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Cartmell Cabin (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thompson-Partlow Cabin and Smokehouse (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
Categories. AgricultureSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2017, by Karen Emerson-McPeak of Triune, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 5, 2017, by Karen Emerson-McPeak of Triune, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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