Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Mansker’s Station

Marker ID: THC 3A 14
Location: on Memorial Drive west of U.S. 31W, Goodlettsville TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 19.267    W 086° 42.883
  36.32111666    -86.71471666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


Here, near Mansker’s Lick, Casper Mansker established a station of the Cumberland Settlements in 1780. The road connecting with Nashboro was built in 1781. John Donelson and his family moved here after abandoning his Clover Bottom Station, following the 1780 massacre. A great game trail ran northeast from the Lick.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.