Alexis de Tocqueville At Sandy Bridge

Alexis de Tocqueville At Sandy Bridge (HMZK7)

Location: Hollow Rock, TN 38342 Carroll County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 2.046', W 88° 16.151'

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Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859), author of the classic Democracy in America, and Gustave de Beaumont (1802-1866) spent four frigid days and nights, December 12-16, 1831 at Sandy Bridge, now Hollow Rock. The postmaster, Zephaniah Harris, and his wife, Martha, lodged them in a primitive log inn. The Frenchmen's observations at Sandy Bridge informed what Tocqueville wrote in Democracy in America (1835-1840), notably about the effects of slavery upon Southern life.
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HM NumberHMZK7
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Marker Number4A 53
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 10:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 385657 N 3988475
Decimal Degrees36.03410000, -88.26918333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 2.046', W 88° 16.151'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 2' 2.76" N, 88° 16' 9.06" W
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Area Code(s)731
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 66-98 Cemetery Boundary Rd, Hollow Rock TN 38342, US
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