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Hurricane Mills in Humphreys County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Hurricane Mills

 
 
Hurricane Mills Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, March 30, 2009
1. Hurricane Mills Marker
Inscription.
This mill and dam were built by
James T. Anderson
in 1896

Though wool was carded here, grain processing predominated. Corn meal and flour were shipped throughout the south. Restored by Loretta and Mooney Lynn, with whose permission this marker has been installed by The Anderson Family.
October 1974

 
Erected 1974 by The Anderson Family.
 
Location. 35° 58.246′ N, 87° 46.858′ W. Marker is in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, in Humphreys County. Marker is on Hurricane Mills Road (County Route 1796) east of Old Tennessee Route 13, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 44 Hurricane Mills Road, Hurricane Mills TN 37078, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Home Place of Loretta Lynn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fort Hill at Waverly (approx. 7.7 miles away); Welcome to Fort Waverly & The Humphreys County and Civil War Museum (approx. 7.7 miles away); Fort Hill (approx. 7.7 miles away); Humphreys County
The Mill built in the 1890s. image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, March 30, 2009
2. The Mill built in the 1890s.
(approx. 7.8 miles away); Battle of Johnsonville (approx. 7.8 miles away); Reynoldsburg (approx. 7.8 miles away); Court House Bell (approx. 7.8 miles away).
 
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Old Ironside image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, March 30, 2009
3. Old Ironside
Iron Truss Bridge constructed in 1910. Part of the original state highway.
Loretta Lynn's house image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, March 30, 2009
4. Loretta Lynn's house
House was original built in 1876.
The Mill & Dam image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, March 30, 2009
5. The Mill & Dam
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 19, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 542 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 19, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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