College Grove, Tennessee
College Grove Community Center and R.L. Windrow Gymnasium, December 2013.
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Williamson County was founded in 1799, and College Grove was one of its early communities. College Grove gained population during 1880-1920. College Grove includes commercial and rural structures.:3,4,8,9
In the spring of 1861 the Webb Guards company of the Tennessee infantry was raised from the towns of Triune, College Grove, Peytonsville and Bethesda. The company was then organized as Company D of the 20th Tennessee Volunteer Infantry.:24
In the 1880s, College Grove had "100 residents, with three cotton gins, two corn and saw mills, two general stores, and a wagon maker.":29
Places listed on the National Register in or near College Grove are:
- William Allison House, U.S. Route 31A, 2 miles south of College Grove
- The Bank of College Grove, U.S. Route 31A
- Bostick Female Academy, on U.S. Route 41A in Triune, is listed in the NRIS database as being in College Grove.
- College Grove Methodist Church, U.S. Route 31A
- William Ogilvie House, western side of U.S. Route 31A, 1 mile south of College Grove
- Dr. Urban Owen House, U.S. Route 31A
- Parks Place, Cox Rd.
- Meredith Poindexter Gentry - Member of the Federal Congress at the beginning of the American Civil War and afterwards became a member of the Confederate Congress.
- Thomason Associates and Tennessee Historical Commission (February 1988). "Historic Resources of Williamson County (Partial Inventory of Historic and Architectural Properties), National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination" (PDF). National Park Service.
- McMurray, W J (1904). History of the Twentieth Tennessee Regiment Volunteer Infantry, C.S.A. Tennessee: Publication Committee. p. 103.
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