Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Lockeland Spring

Marker ID: NHC 24
Location: 100 South 17th St.
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 10.616    W 086° 44.374
  36.17693333    -86.73956666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMATF


Located 250 yds. S.E., this famous pioneer spring served Lockeland mansion on site of present school building. Home built by Col. Robert Weakley in early 1800’s and named for his wife, daughter of Gen. Matthew Locke of Salisbury, N.C. Spring water won prize at St. Louis Exposition in 1904, for its “unique mineral composition and salubrious quality.”