White Plains Old Walton Road
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton
N 36° 10.653 W 085° 27.038
16S E 639332 N 4004753
Quick Description: A historical marker near the home of Stephen Burton, grandson of William Quarles, who settled the area of White Plains.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 12/22/2020 7:04:45 AM
Waymark Code: WM13J0V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
"William Quarles, Revolutionary War officer, settled here ca. 1809, built a house, barns, general store, blacksmith shop, and school, and set up a post office. His residence was a noted inn along the old pike. When Putnam County was established in 1842, the site served as county seat. Quarles' grandson, Stephen D. Burton, farmer, merchant, and slave trader, built this home before 1860."
Reference: pictured historical marker
Marker Name: White Plains Old Walton Road

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Building

Marker Number: ?

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
American Revolution Bicentennial of Putnam County

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