Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Pleasant Garden

Marker ID: THC 3F 23
Location: is on U.S. 43 just from Brace Road, Summertown, TN
County: Lawrence
Coordinates: N 35° 22.7    W 087° 16.426
  35.37833333    -87.27376666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


About four miles west, this was the scene of the first known settlement in Lawrence County. The Crosthwaite family came in 1804, the Walkers in 1809. A Cumberland Presbyterian church was established here shortly thereafter. Descendants of both families still live in the neighborhood.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.