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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Saint Elmo in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Cross Roads

 
 
Cross Roads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, March 17, 2010
1. Cross Roads Marker
Inscription. Here the first two post roads established in Hamilton County by the United States government, in 1820, crossed. This spot was also the site of Aaron Hunt's blacksmith shop described in Augusta Evans' book St. Elmo.
 
Erected by Judge David Campbell Chapter, D.A.R.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 35° 0.806′ N, 85° 19.637′ W. Marker is near Saint Elmo, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of West 37th Street and St. Elmo Avenue, on the right when traveling east on West 37th Street. Touch for map. Near the railroad overpass of St. Elmo Avenue. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3700 St Elmo Avenue, Chattanooga TN 37409, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Will Cummings Highway (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel Ross (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camp Ross (approx. 0.7 miles away); Cravens House (approx. mile away); Lookout Mountain (approx. mile away); Stevenson's Division (approx. mile away); Final Line (approx. mile away); Pettus' Brigade (approx. mile away).
 
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Cross Roads Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, March 17, 2010
2. Cross Roads Marker
Marker as seen from the intersection of St Elmo Avenue and West 37th Street, looking South along St. Elmo Avenue.
The Cross-Road Discussed in the Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, March 17, 2010
3. The Cross-Road Discussed in the Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 528 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 18, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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