Thomas Sharpe Spencer Memorial

Thomas Sharpe Spencer Memorial (HM1AOD)

Location: Castalian Springs, TN 37031 Sumner County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 23.667', W 86° 18.867'

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On this spot stood the hollow sycamore tree in which Thos. Sharpe Spencer spent the winter of 1778-79., deserted by his companions for fear of Indians. Spencer helped build at Bledsoe's Lick, 50-yds. south of this spot, the first cabin in middle Tenn., and planted the first crop of corn. He was killed by Indians April 1st, 1794 on the site since known as Spencer's Hill.
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HM NumberHM1AOD
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series
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Year Placed1927
Placed ByGen. Jas. Robertson Chapter D.A.R
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 10:33am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 561478 N 4027918
Decimal Degrees36.39445000, -86.31445000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 23.667', W 86° 18.867'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 23' 40.02" N, 86° 18' 52.02" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 230 Old Hwy 25, Castalian Springs TN 37031, US
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