Taylor's
Spring

A Dream Realized

Breaking News

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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New Article About the “Andrew Taylor, Man of Mystery’ Book

The Cleveland Daily Banner has published a story that gives all the details on the exciting new book about Cleveland’s first settler, Andrew Taylor. This book is the only place you can find the truth about what might have happened to this fascinating man. Call (423) 473-4227 for more information. The book is available for Read more

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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 Read more

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Demolition Video – Part 2

Enjoy part 2 of the exclusive video provided by Cleveland, TN, resident Bob McIntyre. The video shows the tearing down of the two buildings that surround Andrew Taylor’s historic spring so that a new park can be constructed.

Exclusive Demolition Video – Part 1

Enjoy this exclusive video provided by Cleveland, TN, resident Bob McIntyre. The video shows the tearing down of the two buildings that surround Andrew Taylor’s historic spring so that a new park can be constructed.

1836 Property Assessment – Breaking News

Evaluation #282 Andrew Taylor (white man) Mouse Creek, Bradley County, TN Appraised 12th Oct. 1836 160 Acres upland good fencing        8.00                $1280.00 1011 Peach Trees               .50                    505.50 Hewed Log Cabin (20×20)                              60.00 Round Log Cabin (18×20)       Read more

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Exposed At Last

Andrew Taylor’s Original Tract

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