Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Bright Hope Industries

Marker ID: THC 1C 48
Location: is at the intersection of Newport Hwy (U.S. 321) and Bright Hope Road, Greeneville, TN
County: Greene
Coordinates: N 36° 4.757    W 082° 57.614
  36.07928333    -82.96023333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMNFRV


North about one mi. on Furnace Creek was the Bright Hope Iron Works, built about 1830. Mining and smelting of iron ore and manufacturing of cast and wrought iron products were joined by a paper mill, pottery works, and several other establishments in an e