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Coopertown in Robertson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Nave's Crossroads Coopertown

 
 
Naves Crossroads Coopertown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2018
1. Naves Crossroads Coopertown Marker
Inscription. David Nave built a blacksmith shop & home near this crossing of the Nashville to Hopkinsville Rd. & the Ironworks Rd. in 1829, thus was called Nave's Crossroads. A post office was begun in 1852 & located 600 feet east of here named Coopertown due to the thriving barrel making/cooper industry in this region.
 
Erected 2017 by the Robertson County Archives.
 
Location. 36° 26.226′ N, 86° 58.058′ W. Marker is in Coopertown, Tennessee, in Robertson County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Coopertown Road and Ewell Elliott Road, on the right when traveling east on Old Coopertown Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Old Coopertown Road, Springfield TN 37172, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle Creek Massacre (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mount Zion (approx. 1.7 miles away); Saint Michael's Mission (approx. 1.7 miles away); Crockett's Station (approx. 2.6 miles away); Peoples-Tucker School (approx. 6 miles away); Morgan's Return (approx. 6.6 miles away); Springfield Historic District (approx. 6.6 miles away); Springfield Historic District (approx. 6.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
View from marking looking east towards former post office. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2018
2. View from marking looking east towards former post office.
 Coopertown city website history of Coopertown. (Submitted on September 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
View of marker looking southwest towards the Coopertown Elementary School. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 15, 2018
3. View of marker looking southwest towards the Coopertown Elementary School.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 15, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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