Nashville Plow Works - Nashville, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member bmon419
N 36° 09.201 W 086° 46.768
16S E 519837 N 4000979
Quick Description: Historic marker at the site of a forge used to make swords during the Civil War.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 11/1/2011 2:14:16 AM
Waymark Code: WMD058
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
Views: 5

Long Description:

Nashville Plow Works

Davidson County Marker # 4

Text: “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

Notes: Site is easy to get to. Located at the intersection of 8th Avenue South and Palmer Place. Parking is not an issue, marker is practically in a parking lot with spaces available to the public.

Marker Name: Nashville Plow Works

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Battle (war)

Marker Number: 4

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County


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