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NORTHERN SHELBY COUNTY

Rosemark-Kerrville Historic Tour Loop


 

ROSEMARK – KERRVILLE HISTORIC TOUR LOOP


LONG NORTH ROUTE

 

 

Mile                                 Location

0.0       [1] Edmund Orgill Golf Clubhouse, 9080 Bethuel Road -------- Turn left (south) onto Bethuel Road
0.1       [2] Bethuel Cemetery, 8933 Bethuel Road
0.4       Kerrville-Rosemark Road
1.2       Millington 1 Solar Utility Plant begins (on west side of road)
1.6       [3] Millington 1 Solar Utility Plant Main Gate
2.0       Millington City Limits
2.1       William Osteen Drive
2.2       [4] Millington Elementary School -------- Turn left (east) onto William Osteen Drive

DRIVE THRU WILLIAM OSTEEN DRIVE BY SCHOOL AND CIRCLE BACK TO BETHUEL ROAD

2.4       Bethuel Road -------- Turn right (north) onto Bethuel Road
2.8       Center College Road -------- Turn right (east) onto Center College Road
3.6       [5] Wiles Goose Ranch Gate & Paws & Claws Animal Rescue
3.6       90 Degree turn by Center College Road (now proceeding north)
4.1       Aycock Road (east side)
4.4       Gunn Road (east side) -------- Turn right (east) onto Gunn Road
4.7       [6] Casper Creek
4.9       Armour Road -------- Turn left (north) onto Armour Road
5.4       Kerrville-Rosemark Road -------- Turn right (east) onto Kerrville-Rosemark Road
5.5       Armour Road (north side)
6.5       [7] North Fork of Big Creek
7.2       Miller Road (north side)
7.6       Donnell Road (south side)
7.6       [8] Triple L Angus Farm, 8901 Kerrville-Rosemark Road
7.9       [9] Enter Rosemark National Historic District
7.9       [10] Thompson House (south side), 8400 Kerrville-Rosemark Road
8.1       [11] Rosemark Presbyterian Church, 8593 Kerrville-Rosemark Road

8.3       Rosemark Road
8.3       [12] Richland Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, 8658 Rosemark Road (northwest corner)
8.4       [13] Shelby County Historical Commission marker for Richland Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church
           
North up Rosemark Road (just beyond Richland ARP Church)  
            [14] Rosemark-Tipton Academy, 8696 Rosemark Road
            [15] Richland Masonic Lodge, 8732 Rosemark Road 
            [16] Paul Barret Sportsplex, 8800 Rosemark Road
8.4       [17] West Tennessee Historical Society marker for Dr. Peter John Flippin (northeast corner)
8.4       [18] Rosemark Telephone Exchange Building Museum (northeast corner)
8.4       [19] Rosemark WW1 & WW2 Memorial Plaza (northeast corner)
8.4       [20] Blue Star Memorial Highway marker (northeast corner)
8.5       Austin Peay Highway (TN 14)
9.0       [21] Rosemark Baptist Church, 9037 Kerrville-Rosemark Road
9.1       Gragg Road (north side)
9.8       [22] Crooked Creek,  9357 Kerrville-Rosemark Road
10.1     Brunswick Road -------- Turn left (north) onto Brunswick Road
            [23] Former Site of Stewartville Masonic Lodge (east side of Brunswick Road)     
10.3     Moose Road (east side)
11.1     Mudville Road (west side)
            [24] Sink-Hill House (circa 1867) on southwest corner
11.3     [25] Grace Baptist Church, 9171 Brunswick Road
11.4     Redwood Road (east side)
11.4     Former Site of Mudville General Store (southeast corner)
11.5     [26] Rosemark Cemetery, 9201 Brunswick Road
11.5     [27] Pleasant Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 9251 Brunswick Road
11.5     [28] Pleasant Union Cemetery, 9251 Brunswick Road

TURN AROUND IN PLEASANT UNION PARKING LOT & PROCEED SOUTH ON BRUNSWICK ROAD

11.8     Mudville Road -------- Turn right (west) onto Mudville Road
12.0     McCreight Road (north side)
12.3     Crooked Creek
12.5     Eleanor Cove
12.8     Austin Peay Highway (TN 14)
            Country Food Market & BP Station (on southeast corner), 9112 Austin Peay Highway (TN 14)
13.0     [29] Smith Farmhouse, 9148 Mudville Road
13.3     Barret Road (south side)
-------- Turn left (south) onto Barret Road
13.4     [30] Barretville General Store, 9053 Barret Road
13.4     [31] Barretville Bank & Trust Building, 9043 Barrret Road
13.4     [32] Tennessee Civil War Trails Marker – Hurst’s Raid on Barretville (west side)
            [33] Tennessee Historical Commission Marker – Bobby Blue Bland
13.5     [34] Tennessee Historical Commission Marker – Paul W. Barret
13.5     [35] Squire’s Rest (On National Register of Historic Places), 8993 Barret Road
13.6     [36] Raymond-Barret-Matthews House, 8998 Barret Road

TURN AROUND IN DRIVEWAY OF RAYMOND-BARRET-MATTHEWS HOUSE & PROCEED NORTH ON BARRET ROAD

13.9     Mudville Road -------- Turn left (west) onto Mudville Road
14.1     [37] Former Site of Airfield for Paul W. Barret, Jr., 8801 Mudville Road (south side)
14.3     Rosemark Road
14.4     [38] Castles-McCalla-Vance House (circa 1876), 8694 Mudville Road (McDaniel Horse Farm)
15.2     [39] Faires McCormick House, 8242 Mudville Road
15.4     Donnell Road (south side)
15.5     Miller Road
16.0     Access Road to TVA Shelby Complex (north side)
16.3     North Fork of Big Creek
16.4     [40] Begin 0.7-Mile Stretch of Canopied Shade over Mudville Road
17.1     Armour Road

17.7     Center College Road (south side)
17.7     MLGW Water Tower (south side)

18.1     Merrill Road (north side)
18.2     Edmund Orgill Park entrance (south side)
18.5     Bethuel Road (south side)
19.1     [41] Kerrville Presbyterian Cemetery, 6244 Mudville Road
19.3     Kerrville-Rosemark Road (Kerr-Rosemark Rd. on all signs)
-------- Turn left (south) onto Kerrville-Rosemark Road
19.4     [42] Kerrville United Methodist Church, 9193 Kerrville-Rosemark Road
19.5     [43] Kerrville Presbyterian Church, 9216 Kerrville-Rosemark Road

TURN AROUND IN PARKING LOT AND THEN PROCEED NORTH ON KERRVILLE-ROSEMARK ROAD

19.6     Mudville Road
19.7     Renter Road (on south) & Old Tipton Road (on north)
            Cross over CN Railroad Tracks
19.7     Former site of Kerrville Depot (immediate south side abutting tracks)
19.8     [44] Old Densford Store, 6080 Kerrville-Rosemark Road

TURN AROUND IN PARKING LOT OF OLD DENSFORD STORE, PROCEED EAST ON KERRVILLE-ROSEMARK ROAD

19.9     CN Railroad Track & Old Tipton Road (cross over railroad tracks) -------- Turn left (north) onto Old Tipton Road
21.2     Merrill Road
-------- Turn right (south) onto Merrill Road
21.9     Mudville Road
-------- Turn right (west) onto Mudville Road
22.0     [45] Edmund Orgill Park entrance (south side)
-------- Turn right (south) into Orgill Park entrance
22.5     [46] Casper Lake (on right, or west)
23.0     Parking Lot for Casper Lake  & Boat Launch
23.1     Parking Lot Gazebo, Pavilion & Pier
23.1     Kerrville-Rosemark Road
-------- Turn right (west) onto Kerrville-Rosemark Road
23.5     Bethuel Road
-------- Turn right (north) onto Bethuel Road
23.5     [47] Bethlehem Baptist Church (southwest corner)
23.9     [2] Bethuel Cemetery, 8933 Bethuel Road
24.0     [1] Edmund Orgill Golf Clubhouse, 9080 Bethuel Road

 

    

 

 

ROSEMARK – KERRVILLE HISTORIC TOUR LOOP

 

SHORT EAST ROUTE

 

Mile                                 Location

0.0       [1] Richland ARP Church Parking Lot, 8658 Rosemark Road -------- Turn right (west) onto Rosemark Road
0.0       [2] Shelby County Historical Commission Marker – Richland Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church
0.0       [3] Tipton-Rosemark Academy, 8696 Rosemark Road
0.1       [4] O’Daniel-Faulk-Ruddock House (circa 1897), 8717 Rosemark Road
0.1       [5] Richland Masonic Lodge, 8732 Rosemark Road
0.3       [6] Paul Barret Sportspex,
0.4       Gragg Road -------- Turn right (east) onto Gragg Road
0.8       Barret Road -------- Turn left (north) onto Barret Road
1.0       [7] “The Oaks”, 8750 Barret Road
1.0       [8] Raymond-Barret-Matthews House, 8998 Barret Road
            [9] Squire’s Rest (On National Register of Historic Places), 8993 Barret Road
1.0       [10] Tennessee Historical Commission Marker – Paul W. Barret
1.0       [11] Tennessee Historical Commission Marker – Bobby Blue Bland
1.1       [12] Tennessee Civil War Trails Marker – Hurst’s Raid on Barretville (west side)
1.1       [13] Barretville Bank & Trust Building, 9043 Barret Road
1.1       [14] Barretville General Store, 9053 Barret Road
1.3       Mudville Road -------- Turn right (east) onto Mudville Road
1.6       [15] Smith Farmhouse, 9148 Mudville
1.7       Austin Peay Highway (TN 14)
2.2       Crooked Creek
2.7       Brunswick Road
            [16] Sink-Hill House (circa 1867) on southwest corner -------- Turn left (north) onto Brunswick Road
2.8       [17] Grace Baptist Church, 9171 Brunswick Road
2.9       Mudville General Store former site [Redwood Road southeast corner]
3.0       [18] Rosemark Cemetery
3.0       [19] Pleasant Union Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 9251 Brunswick Road
3.0       [20] Pleasant Union Cemetery, 9251 Brunswick Road

TURN AROUND IN PLEASANT UNION PARKING LOT & PROCEED SOUTH ON BRUNSWICK ROAD

3.3       Mudville Road (west side)
4.2       Moose Road (east side)
4.4       [21] Former Site of Stewartville Masonic Lodge
4.4       Kerrville-Rosemark Road (west side)
-------- Turn right (west) onto Kerrville-Rosemark Road
4.8       Crooked Creek
5.5       Gragg Road (north side)
5.6       Rosemark Baptist Church, 9037 Kerrville-Rosemark Road
5.9       [22] Moore-Donald House (circa 1903), 8867 Kerrville-Rosemark Road
6.0       Austin Peay Highway (TN 14)             
6.2       [23] Rosemark Telephone Exchange Building
6.2       [24] West Tennessee Historical Commission Marker – Dr. Peter J. Flippin                         
6.2       Rosemark Road
-------- Turn right (north) onto Rosemark Road
6.3       [1] Richland ARP Church Parking Lot, 8658 Rosemark Road


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SHORT WEST ROUTE

 

 

Mile                                 Location

0.0      [1] Edmund Orgill Golf Clubhouse, 9080 Bethuel Road -------- Turn right (north) onto Bethuel Road
0.3      Mudville Road
-------- Turn left (west) onto Mudville Road
0.9      [2] Kerrville Presbyterian Cemetery, 6244 Mudville Road
1.1      Kerrville-Rosemark Road (Kerr-Rosemark Rd. on all signs)
-------- Turn left (south) onto Kerrville-Rosemark Road
1.2      [3] Kerrville Presbyterian Church
1.3      [4] Kerrville United Methodist Church

TURN AROUND IN PARKING LOT AND THEN PROCEED NORTH ON KERRVILLE-ROSEMARK ROAD

1.4      Mudville Road
1.5      Renter Road (on south) & Old Tipton Road (on north); Cross over CN Railroad Tracks
1.6      [5] Old Densford Store

TURN AROUND IN PARKING LOT, PROCEED EAST ON KERRVILLE-ROSEMARK ROAD

1.7      CN Railroad Track & Old Tipton Road -------- Turn left (north) onto Old Tipton Road
2.2      Old Tipton Road Canopy (to 2.5)
3.0      Merrill Road
-------- Turn right (south) onto Merrill Road
3.2      Merrill Road Canopy (to 3.6)
3.7      Mudville Road
-------- Turn right (west) onto Mudville Road
3.8      [6] Edmound Orgill Park north entrance
-------- Turn right (south) into Orgill Park entrance
4.3      [7] Casper Lake (on right, or west)
4.7      Parking Lot for Casper Lake & Boat Launch
4.8      Parking Lot Gazebo, Pavilion & Pier
4.9      Kerrville-Rosemark Road
-------- Turn right (west) onto Kerrville-Rosemark Road
5.3      Bethuel Road
5.3      [8] Bethlehem Baptist Church
-------- Turn right (north) onto Bethuel Road
5.7      [9] Bethuel Cemetery, 8933 Bethuel Road
5.8      [1] Edmund Orgill Golf Clubhouse, 9080 Bethuel Road


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