Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Clover Bottom

Marker ID: THC 3A 16
Location: U.S. 70N, Davidson County, west of Stone's River
County: Davidson
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


In 1780, the Gower party, tending Middle Tennessee's first cotton crop, were killed or captured by Indians. On nearby Stone's River some flatboats were built for Aaron Burr's abortive expedition. The famous match races between Andrew Jackson's 'Truxton" and Cape. Jos. Erwin's "Plowboy" were run on racetrack in river bottom, 1805-06.