White Plains - 2D21
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ggmorton
N 36° 10.568 W 085° 26.769
16S E 639737 N 4004602
Quick Description: A Tennessee Historical Commission marker discussing the history of the local area known as White Plains. The marker is located at the front of the Quarles - Burton Cemetery in Algood, TN.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 12/22/2020 7:06:26 AM
Waymark Code: WM13J0W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
"William P. Quarles, a Revolutionary War veteran, settled here in 1805. A favorite stopping place on the Old Walton Road, which was built by the state in the early 1800s to join Nashville and Knoxville. White Plains contained a first-class inn, school, and general store. Putnam County's first post office was located here."
Reference: pictured historical marker
Marker Name: White Plains

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number: 2D21

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission

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