Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Kentucky-Alabama Road



Marker ID: THC 2E 37
Location: Sparta Highway (U.S. 70s) 0.1 miles west of Spencer Road (Tennessee Route 30), McMinnville, TN
County: Warren
Coordinates: N 35° 42.874    W 085° 42.428
  35.71456666    -85.70713333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMCXQ2
 



Text:

First opened in 1806, it ran from Monticello, Ky., to Huntsville, AL., then in Indian territory. Entering Tennessee near Celina, it passed through Cookeville to Viola and Winchester. It follows the road south through Shellsford in this section.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commissio