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:   
Waymark: None
 



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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.