Lone Rock Coke Ovens

Lone Rock Coke Ovens (HM151T)

Location: Tracy City, TN 37387 Grundy County
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N 35° 15.518', W 85° 43.533'

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The Tennessee Coal and Iron Company in 1883 built 120 coke ovens 6 miles east to help supply its growing iron works. The company contracted with the state, and convicts worked the ovens until 1896. On August 13, 1892, Tracy City miners, who opposed the use of convict labor, burned the stockade and put the convicts on a train and sent them back to Nashville as had been done in Anderson County, Tennessee in 1891.
HM NumberHM151T
Marker Number2E 61
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 3:37am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 615931 N 3902469
Decimal Degrees35.25863333, -85.72555000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 15.518', W 85° 43.533'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 15' 31.08" N, 85° 43' 31.98" W
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Area Code(s)931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3054 9th St, Tracy City TN 37387, US
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