Historic Markers Across Tennessee



xis de Tocqueville At Sandy Bridge



Marker ID: THC 4A 53
Location: at the intersection of Broad Street (U.S. 70) and Wall Street, Hollow Rock, TN
County: Carroll
Coordinates: N 36° 2.046    W 088° 16.151
  36.0341    -88.26918333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

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 w