Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Clover Bottom



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



Text:

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.