Old Hickory Powder Plant - Nashville, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member thegorilla23
N 36° 16.615 W 086° 40.146
16S E 529718 N 4014714
Quick Description: TN History Marker for the Powder Plant that was in operation for WWI
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 4/29/2015 11:28:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMNT7H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member lumbricus
Views: 6

Long Description:
This Nashville/Davidson County history marker is to the northeast of Nashville in a area generally called Old Hickory or Jacksonville. In the early 1900's, a powder plant was built here to make gunpowder for the Allied troops in World War I. Though the plant was never completed, it was manufacturing 750,000 of gunpowder every day.

The sign is located at the corner of Burnett Rd and Swinging Bridge Rd. across the Cumberland River.
Group that erected the marker: Historical Comission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
Burnett Rd
Nashville, TN USA

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