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Woodbury in Cannon County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Early Industry

 
 
Early Industry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 18, 2012
1. Early Industry Marker
Inscription. On Short Mountain, 7.1 mi., Henry Hoover & John Beeson established a millstone and grindstone factory in 1806. An inscription on a bluff of the mountain, and discarded fragments of stone mark the spot.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 14.)
 
Location. 35° 49.681′ N, 86° 4.247′ W. Marker is in Woodbury, Tennessee, in Cannon County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Route 70S) and North Tatum Street, on the right when traveling west on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 255 W Main St, Woodbury TN 37190, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Forrest Rested Here (approx. mile away); The Trail of Tears (approx. mile away); "Mister Jim" Cummings (approx. 2.6 miles away); Cannon County/Warren County (approx. 7.7 miles away); Battle of Milton (approx. 9.4 miles away); Adam Dale (approx. 13.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Battle of Snow Hill (approx. 14.7 miles away); Beech Grove Engagement (approx. 16.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Woodbury.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Early Industry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 18, 2012
2. Early Industry Marker
Marker is in front of the Cannon County Courthouse
Early Industry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, October 18, 2012
3. Early Industry Marker
A memorial dedicated to veterans in front of the courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 346 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 20, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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