Clay Faulkner

Clay Faulkner (HM17DE)

Location: McMinnville, TN 37110 Warren County
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N 35° 43.03', W 85° 45.7'

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April 11, 1845 - August 26, 1916

In 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.
HM NumberHM17DE
Marker Number2E 73
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 3:18pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 612007 N 3953285
Decimal Degrees35.71716667, -85.76166667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 43.03', W 85° 45.7'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 43' 1.80" N, 85° 45' 42.00" W
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Area Code(s)931
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2645-2699 Faulkner Springs Rd, McMinnville TN 37110, US
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