Beckwith Inn

Beckwith Inn (HM1L2D)

Location: Smithville, TN 37166 DeKalb County
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N 35° 58.34', W 85° 51.584'

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The Beckwith Inn was located just south of here on the Old Turnpike. Originally built by James Cannady in 1816, it was one of the best-known landmarks in DeKalb County. James B. ad Rachel Roulstone Beckwith operated the inn from 1843 until the late 1870's. President Andrew Jackson was among its many notable guests. The remaining portion of the inn was destroyed by fire in 1967.
HM NumberHM1L2D
Marker Number2D 41
Placed ByTennesse Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, June 13th, 2015 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 602807 N 3981480
Decimal Degrees35.97233333, -85.85973333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 58.34', W 85° 51.584'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 58' 20.4" N, 85° 51' 35.04" W
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Area Code(s)615, 931
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2581 US-70 Scenic, Smithville TN 37166, US
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