The Story of Walter Hill

southernrootsandbranches.wordpress.com, by Billy Pittard, July 15, 2018 I grew up feeling that Walterhill, Tennessee was my true home: the place where my roots were deepest.  My maternal grandparents Ruth and Blackburn Batey lived at the crossroads of Jefferson Pike and Lebanon Road – which is arguably the heart of Walterhill. …

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National Register of Historic Places – Walter Hill Dam

September 4, 2018, National Register of Historic Places The ‘National Register’ is a phenomenal source of information regarding historic homes.  Search their database and you will find 49 properties as of September 1, 2018. The following ‘Register’ entry is dated November 7, 1990: The Walter Hill Hydroelectric Station is located…

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The Kittrell Comunity

THE HISTORY OF KITTRELL, by Mary Hall, 1984 Kittrell is located seven miles east of Murfreesboro on Highway 70 S, which was the original Stage Coach Road from Knoxville to Nashville. It was named for Major Marion B. Kittrell, who was born in Wilson County, July 17, 1820.  He married Ellen Johnston on January…

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