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Heaton's Station

 
 
Heaton's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
1. Heaton's Station Marker
Inscription. On his bluff in 1780, pioneers who came with James Robertson built Heaton's (also spelled Eaton's) station. It and two other forts (Nashborough and Freeland's) withstood all Indian attacks and saved the Cumberland settlements. On the river below were successively a buffalo ford, ferry, and Lock 1. The home of Amos Heaton stood 100 feet north.
 
Erected 1967 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number No. 1.)
 
Location. 36° 12′ N, 86° 47.25′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Lock Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37207, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Griggs Hall (approx. mile away); Saint Cecilia Academy (approx. 1.1 miles away); Freeland's Station (approx. 1.5 miles away); The Temple Cemetery (approx. 1.7 miles away); Assumption Church / Cardinal Stritch (approx. 1.7 miles away); Germantown Historic District (approx. 1.8 miles away); Adolphus Heiman (approx. 1.9 miles away); Site of Original Gas Works (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
Heaton's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
2. Heaton's Station Marker
Heaton's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
3. Heaton's Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 11, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 365 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 11, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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