Hurst Nation Historical Marker

Address: Old Hwy 45 & Buena Vista Rd. Bethel Springs, TN
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This area was once the "Hurst Nation," a section of northwest McNairy County owned by Fielding Hurst, his siblings and allied families during the Civil War. The Hursts were publicly Unionist—a sentiment so strong that Fielding Hurst led a unit of his own family members and residents of Hurst Nation to serve with the Union Army. The old Hurst home is private property and not at this site.


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