Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Newsom's Mill

Marker ID: NHC 62
Location: On Charlotte Pike (US 70) east of Bullalo Rd., Nashville, TN
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 05.502    W 086° 59.194
  36.0917    -86.98656666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3GYF


The original Newsoms Mill was located upstream & was destroyed by flood in 1808. Joseph M. Newsom constructed this turbine-powered gristmill in 1862 of hand-dressed limestone from Newsom's quarry, a mile south. Newsom's stone in found in many important buildings in the city of Nashville.

The Historical Commission of Metropolitan Nasvhille and Davidson County.