Historic Markers Across Tennessee


Marker ID: THC 1E 14
Location: on U.S. 129 half a mile east of Happy Valley Road, Tallassee, TN
County: Blount
Coordinates: N 35° 33.347    W 083° 59.975
  35.55578333    -83.99958333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1VXM


On Abram’s Creek, near the site of the early Cherokee village, Chilhowee, William and Robert James established a water-powered cotton and woolen spinning and weaving factory. A charter for the business was issued in 1846 and the mill was evidently in ope