Taylor's
Spring

A Dream Realized

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A name has been given to the new site that houses Andrew Taylor's famous spring: Taylor's Spring Park, with the tag "Historical Birthplace of Cleveland, Tennessee"

Andrew Taylor is a man of mystery. The only commonly known fact about him is that he owned the property that is now downtown Cleveland, TN. In fact, the city was actually called “Taylor’s Place” before it received the name Cleveland. Taylor’s land included a spring, which was the reason many people decided to settle in the area circa 1837. Efforts are currently underway to build a city park on the site of the spring. Read all about it on this website.

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Slaughter’s Vision of the Taylor Compound

This is a sketch contributed by researcher Michael Slaughter that gives a hypothetical layout of the Andrew Taylor “compound.” Slaughter says his sketch has everything located close to the spring, because the 1835 Indian census said Taylor was
down to 55 acres by that time but still having all his houses, as a result of selling lots in his vicinity.

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