Near Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The Will Cummings Highway
Here is one of the most picturesque highways of the state. It extends from Chattanooga to Jasper; passes under the historic point of Lookout Mountain (the site of the "Battle Above the Clouds"); above the famous "Mocassin Bend"; winds through Wauhatchie Valley and skirts the beautiful Tennessee River. Every foot of this scenic route was bitterly contested and fought for by the Federal and Confederate armies during the "War Between the States."
This marker is erected by grateful citizens in appreciation of the services rendered Hamilton County and this section of the state by Judge Will Cummings.
Location. 35° 0.83′ N, 85° 19.639′ W. Marker is near Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street and St Elmo Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3500 Broad Street, Chattanooga TN 37409, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Cross Roads (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel Ross (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camp Ross (approx. 0.7 miles away); Moore's Brigade (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lookout Mountain (approx. 0.7 miles away); Final Line (approx. ¾ mile away); Stevenson's Division (approx. ¾ mile away); Chattanooga Creek Picket Lines (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
Categories. • Roads & Vehicles • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,081 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 18, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. 3. submitted on July 9, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.