“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Houston County, Tennessee

Clickable Map of Houston County, Tennessee and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Houston County, TN (5) Benton County, TN (21) Dickson County, TN (40) Humphreys County, TN (47) Montgomery County, TN (108) Stewart County, TN (91)  HoustonCounty(5) Houston County (5)  BentonCounty(21) Benton County (21)  DicksonCounty(40) Dickson County (40)  HumphreysCounty(47) Humphreys County (47)  MontgomeryCounty(108) Montgomery County (108)  StewartCounty(91) Stewart County (91)
Erin is the county seat for Houston County
Adjacent to Houston County, Tennessee
      Benton County (21)  
      Dickson County (40)  
      Humphreys County (47)  
      Montgomery County (108)  
      Stewart County (91)  
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1 Tennessee, Houston County, Cumberland City — 3E 20 — The Wells Creek Basin
Between 100 and 200 millions of years ago, a meteor near 1,000 feet in diameter, weighing in excess of 100 million tons and traveling more than 10 miles per second, struck the earth at this location with a shattering impact. . . . Map (db m155812) HM
2 Tennessee, Houston County, Erin — Eighty Eight Steps to Knowledge
In 1911 the Erin Elementary/High School was constructed high upon hill above. These steps were constructed to provide a safe access to the school. Before busses were mechanically able to go up and down the winding gravel road, all students and . . . Map (db m205471) HM
3 Tennessee, Houston County, Erin — The Limekilns
These kilns were erected around 1870 when the lime industry began to flourish in Houston County. History records that John Conroy of Clarksville was the first to operate a limekiln in this vicinity. The kilns were constructed of chiseled stone, . . . Map (db m162741) HM
4 Tennessee, Houston County, Erin — The Quarry Lime Kiln
The Quarry Lime Kiln, the only one of four original kilns that remains at this site situated along the edge of a large limestone quarry, was constructed of a limestone exterior and brick interior c. 1880s. Considered the largest and most modern of . . . Map (db m205476) HM
5 Tennessee, Houston County, Stewart — 3E 14 — Stewart Station
Established in 1860 as a station on the Memphis, Clarksville & Louisville Railroad, Stewart Station was named for Duncan Stewart, an early settler in this area. His settlement is believed to be the first in what is now Houston County. By 1878 the . . . Map (db m155813) HM
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Sep. 30, 2023