Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Neptune



Marker ID:  
Location: Hwy 12 in Cheatham County north of Ashland City
County: Chester
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Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM13E1
 



Text:

Pioneer settlers arrived in the area from No. & So. Carolina as early as 1808. Civil War soldiers camped here on their way to Clarksville & Nashville. The community was named when a post office opened in 1882. In 1883 the village had blacksmith shops, grist & saw mill, general store, school, Methodist & Baptist churches. Doddsville Tenn. Central RR station. Hagewood's Ferry on the Cumberland River operated until 1958.