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Nashville in Davidson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Nashville Plow Works

 
 
Nashville Plow Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
1. Nashville Plow Works Marker
Inscription. Site of a farm implement factory operated by Messrs. Sharp and Hamilton, previous to the War Between the States. With the outbreak of hostilities they reversed the Biblical injunction and produced swords of excellent quality for the Confederacy. With the coming of the Federal Army, the making of swords was discontinued.
 
Erected 1967 by The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County. (Marker Number No. 4.)
 
Location. 36° 9.203′ N, 86° 46.767′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of 8th Avenue South (Tennessee Route 6) and Palmer Place, on the right when traveling south on 8th Avenue South. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Nashville TN 37203, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Holy Trinity Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Vauxhall Garden Site (approx. mile away); William Driver (approx. mile away); Nashville Centennial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Captain John Gordon 1763-1819 (approx. 0.4 miles away); The South Field
Nashville Plow Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 18, 2014
2. Nashville Plow Works Marker
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Customs House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Christ Church Cathedral/Old Christ Church (1831~1890) (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Nashville.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 268 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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