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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Ashland City, Tennessee
Location of Ashland City, Tennessee
► Cheatham County (13) ► Davidson County (527) ► Dickson County (35) ► Montgomery County (69) ► Robertson County (39) ► Williamson County (340)
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|On this site in 1796, Braxton Lee and family settled on 640 acres of land along the Cumberland River. In 1807 Lee was commissioned captain of the 20th Tennessee Regiment, Davidson Militia and served as Justice of the Peace for many years. Many early . . . — — Map (db m165440) HM|
|Located on this three-acre site, the original
42' x 48' brick structure was completed in 1869
at a cost of $12,000. The first-floor offices
and the courtroom on the second floor of the
original structure are still in use today. The . . . — — Map (db m165958) HM|
|Edwin Clifton and his wife, the former Nancy Folks are buried in the old cemetery on a hillside above Hwy.12, opposite the spring used by the early members when their meeting house stood nearby. Many graves there are not marked; however, Edwin's . . . — — Map (db m165457) HM|
The church stood on a hill across Hwy. 12 on Neptune Rd. from 1888 until it was struck by lightning 5/16/1984 and burned to the ground. A grove of trees marks the historic spot. The church was named for Edwin Clifton who built first a . . . — — Map (db m165453) HM|
|Pioneer settlers arrived in the area from No. & So. Carolina as early as 1808. Civil War soldiers camped here on their way to Clarksville & Nashville. The community was named when a post office opened in 1882. In 1883 the village had blacksmith . . . — — Map (db m151790) HM|
|In 1885 J.T. Mosely deeded this property for use as a school or church for African Americans in the Neptune Community. To enhance the quality of public education for African Americans in rural Cheatham County, school officials built Neptune School . . . — — Map (db m151795) HM|
|Richard and Hazel Head moved their family to Cheatham County in 1966 so their daughter,
Pat, could play basketball. A 1970 graduate of Cheatham County Central High School and a
1975 graduate of the University of Tennessee-Martin, Pat played in the . . . — — Map (db m165476) HM|
|In the year 1790, Benjamin Darrow began operating a cotton gin and grist mill along
Sycamore Creek, In 1835, on the site of the old Darrow Mill, Robert and Edward Cheatham
along with Samuel Watson erected a powder mill which operated until the . . . — — Map (db m151807) HM|
|The son of C. Hyde and Vina (Hale) Stump, Thomas Jefferson Stump was born in Cheatham County on February 18, 1870 and was educated in Cheatham and Dickson Counties. On October 27, 1895, he married Henrietta Dozier. They had two sons. Stump engaged . . . — — Map (db m151786) HM|