Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Fort Nash

Marker ID: THC 2E 6
Location: on Murfreesboro Highway (U.S. 41), Beechgrove, TN
County: Coffee
Coordinates: N 35° 37.58    W 086° 14.345
  35.62633333    -86.23908333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMH1C


Near here, on Garrison Fork, this fort was established, about 1793, for the protection of settlers and travelers to and from the southwest. Until its abandonment, about 1804, it was an important stopping place and administrative center.

Erected by Tenne