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By-Ways, Highways and Ways

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0376

This collection consists of two drafts of a talk given to the Dickson County Historical Society by J. B. Murray. The talk concerned the history of the roads in Dickson County, Tennessee. The talk dated back to the early 1800s, when roads started to be built across the country.

Dates

  • undated

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.1 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection consists of two drafts of a talk given to the Dickson County Historical Society by J. B. Murray. The talk concerned the history of the roads in Dickson County, Tennessee. The talk dated back to the early 1800s, when roads started to be built across the country.

Biographical/Historical Note

Dickson County was established on October 25, 1803. The county was named for William Dickson, a Nashville physician and statesman who served in Congress at the time. Dickson was formed from parts of Montgomery and Robertson counties.

Acquisition Note

This collection was donated to Special Collections by D.E. Ray in 1966.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480