April 11, 1845 - August 26, 1916In 1873, Clay Faulkner opened Mountain City Woolen Mills. He built a mansion in 1896 named Falcon Rest, which had indoor plumbing, electricity, central steam heat, and a telephone. After finding mineral springs on the grounds, he converted the woolen mills into Faulkner Springs Hotel health resort. Faulkner also led in building McMinnville Methodist Church and the Great Falls Cotton Mill at Rock Island.
|Marker Number||2E 73|
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 3:18pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 612007 N 3953285|
|Decimal Degrees||35.71716667, -85.76166667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 43.03', W 85° 45.7'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 43' 1.80" N, 85° 45' 42.00" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2645-2699 Faulkner Springs Rd, McMinnville TN 37110, US|
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