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

Stewart Cabin

 
 
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By Karen Emerson-McPeak, September 23, 2017
1. Stewart Cabin Marker
Inscription. William Brannon Barrow built this cabin in 1795. According to family records, the land was one of the last Land Grants issued from North Carolina prior to the Statehood of Tennessee in 1796.

The cedar log cabin changed ownership many times and the last land owner was Frank Stewart of the Martha Community.

The original structure with two pens and a dog trot with stone chimneys at each end was moved to Fiddlers Grove in 1997. Today, it contains a museum in each pen. The left museum houses the personal items of James E. Ward. His personal items and artifacts used for curing ham and also wine barrels and items from his other hobby of wine making. The right museum is filled with Civil War artifacts and other memorabilia of early life in Wilson County.

The cabin was donated by the Stewart Family and Pam Cooper in 1997
 
Erected 1997.
 
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 (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 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 5, 2017, by Karen Emerson-McPeak of Triune, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photo   1. 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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