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Cookeville in Putnam County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Walton Road - Old Burnt Stand

 
 
Walton Road - Old Burnt Stand Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deanna Lack, August 11, 2014
1. Walton Road - Old Burnt Stand Marker
Inscription. This street generally follows the course of the Old Walton Road, completed in 1801 and connecting present-day Kingston and Carthage. Along this principal land route between east and middle Tennessee rolled wagons taking settlers west, and stages carrying passengers and mail. An inn once stood on this site. After it burned, the area was known locally as "Old Burnt Stand Place."
 
Erected by Tennessee Bicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 36° 10.726′ N, 85° 30.283′ W. Marker is in Cookeville, Tennessee, in Putnam County. Marker is at the intersection of West 12th Street and North Dixie Ave, on the right when traveling east on West 12th Street. 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 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dixie College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Town Spring (approx. one mile away); Tennessee Central Depot (approx. one mile away); Putnam County Courthouses (approx. 1.2 miles away); Israel Putnam (approx. 1.2 miles away); Old Salem Methodist Church (approx.
Walton Road - Old Burnt Stand Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deanna Lack, August 11, 2014
2. Walton Road - Old Burnt Stand Marker
In front of Tennessee Tech stadium.
2.4 miles away); White Plains (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named White Plains (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cookeville.
 
More about this marker. This marker was missing for several years and was restored to this site in 2014.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2014, by Deanna Lack of Sparta, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 306 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 12, 2014, by Deanna Lack of Sparta, Tennessee. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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