Cookeville in Putnam County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2D 40.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 36° 9.84′ N, 85° 30.09′ W. Marker is in Cookeville, Tennessee, in Putnam County. Marker is at the intersection of N. Dixie Ave and Freeze St, on the right when traveling north on N. Dixie Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cookeville TN 38501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Putnam County Courthouses (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Israel Putnam (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tennessee Central Depot (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dixie College (approx. 0.7 miles away); Walton Road - Old Burnt Stand Old Salem Methodist Church (approx. 1.6 miles away); Steam Tractor 1886 (approx. 2.6 miles away); White Plains (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cookeville.
1. End of the spring
“The spring continued to be used by local people even after they installed wells. In the 1960s, the spring was covered with asphalt to connect a road to the new Kuhn's Big K in Midtown Plaza.” —Images of America: Cookeville and Putnam County by Friends of the Cookeville History Museum
— Submitted July 16, 2014, by Deanna Lack of Sparta, Tennessee.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 13, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 802 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on January 14, 2013, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 13, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.