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Beech Grove in Coffee County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fort Nash

 
 
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By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
1. Fort Nash Marker
Inscription. Near here, on Garrison Fork, this fort was established, about 1793, for the protection of settlers and travelers to and from the southwest. Until its abandonment, about 1804, it was an important stopping place and administrative center.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 6.)
 
Location. 35° 37.58′ N, 86° 14.345′ W. Marker is in Beech Grove, Tennessee, in Coffee County. Marker is on Murfreesboro Highway (U.S. 41), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beechgrove TN 37018, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Henry Watterson (here, next to this marker); Confederate Cemetery (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pledge to the South (about 800 feet away); 18th Indiana Battery (about 800 feet away); General Forrest's Farewell Order Memorial (about 800 feet away); 20th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry (about 800 feet away); General A. P. Stewart's Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); Beech Grove Engagement (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beech Grove.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
Fort Nash Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sharon N. Goodman
2. Fort Nash Marker
Fort Nash Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, December 30, 2009
3. Fort Nash Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,370 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.   2. submitted on January 18, 2010, by Sharon N. Goodman of Round Rock, Texas.   3. submitted on December 31, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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