Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Nashville Plow Works



Marker ID: NHC 4
Location: at the intersection of 8th Avenue South and Palmer Place, Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 09.201    W 086° 46.768
  36.15335    -86.77946666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMD058
 



Text:

Site of a farm implement factory operated by Messrs. Sharp and Hamilton, previous to the War Between the States. With the outbreak of hostilities they reversed the Biblical injunction and produced swords of excellent quality for the Confederacy. With the coming of the Federal Army, the making of swords was discontinued.

The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nashville and Davidson County.