Historic Markers Across Tennessee

The Emery Road

Marker ID: THC 1D 34
Location: TN 95, Anderson County, in Oak Ridge. Oak Ridge Turnpike
County: Anderson
Coordinates: N 36° 0.756    W 084° 15.877
  36.0126    -84.26461666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


On a route that was first authorized to be "cut and cleared" in 1787, the Rock Pillar Bridge 60 yards to the north-northeast was built in the early 1900s. This road became known as the Emery Road and was one of the earliest routes used in the settlement of Middle Tennessee.