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Oak Ridge in Anderson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Emery Road

 
 
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By Dennis Eggert, 2015
1. The Emery Road Marker
Inscription. On a route that was first authorized to be "cut and cleared" in 1787, the Rock Pillar Bridge 60 yards to the north-northeast was built in the early 1900's. This road became known as the Emery Road and was one of the earliest routes used in the settlement of Middle Tennessee. Tennessee Historical Commission
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1D 34.)
 
Location. 36° 0.756′ N, 84° 15.877′ W. Marker is in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in Anderson County. Marker is at the intersection of Oak Ridge Turnpike (County Route 95) and Robertsville Road, on the right on Oak Ridge Turnpike. Touch for map. This is one of two markers for Emory Road. The other is at Blaine TN on the Northeast end of Road where it meets Rutledge Pike 11W. Marker is in this post office area: Oak Ridge TN 37830, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Robertsville Community (was approx. 0.6 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Oak Ridge (approx. 2.8 miles away); The Scarboro Community (approx. 3.1 miles away); Elza Gate (approx. 3.9 miles away); Erected in Memory of New Bethel Baptist Church
The Emery Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dennis Eggert, 2015
2. The Emery Road Marker
(approx. 5.9 miles away); The Wheat Community (approx. 8 miles away); Poplar Creek Seminary (approx. 8 miles away); Prelude: The Green McAdoo School (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oak Ridge.
 
Also see . . .  Emory Road at Blaine TN. (Submitted on October 17, 2015, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee.)
 
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The Emery Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dennis Eggert, 2015
3. The Emery Road Marker
The Emery Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dennis Eggert, 2015
4. The Emery Road Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 17, 2015, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 292 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 17, 2015, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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