Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Adam Dale

Marker ID: THC 2D 9
Location: U.S. 70, DeKalb County, near Liberty, TN
County: DeKalb
Coordinates: N 36° 0.577    W 085° 58.024
  36.00961666    -85.96706666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


The first settler (1797) in what later became DeKalb County, Dale built a water-powered log mill to grind corn for the settlers who followed him here in 1800. Traces of the dam remain on Smith's Fork, about 200 yards upstream.