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Seymour in Sevier County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Newell's Station
 
Newell's Station Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Donald Raby, July 7, 2010
1. Newell's Station Marker
 
Inscription. Early fort established here, 1783 by settlers in Boyd's Creek Valley. Samuel Newell, Revolutionary Captain, was leader of the settlement. Sevier Co., state of Franklin, held its first court here. Also seat of government for the South-of-French-Broad-and-Holston people, 1789-1791. Their "Articles of Association" adopted here in 1789.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 3.)
 
Location. 35° 51.863′ N, 83° 44.827′ W. Marker is in Seymour, Tennessee, in Sevier County. Marker is on Chapman Highway (U.S. 441,) half a mile south of Boyd's Creek Highway (Tennessee Route TN 35), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11620 Chapman Highway, Seymour TN 37865, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Great Indian War Trail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Eusesbia Church (approx. 3.6 miles away); John Sevier Farmstead (approx. 7.4 miles away); Ramsey House Plantation (approx. 8.3 miles away); General Sam Houston (approx. 9.7 miles away); Henderson Springs Resort (approx. 9.8 miles away); Titanicís Center Anchor (approx. 9.9 miles away); Titanic Eternal Flame (approx. 9.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Seymour.
 
Newell's Station Stone Photo, Click for full size
By Donald Raby, July 7, 2010
2. Newell's Station Stone
 

 
More about this marker. There is also a Local Stone Marker nearby placed by the community of Seymour in 1986 during Tennessee Bicentennial.
 
Newell's Station Marker and Stone Photo, Click for full size
By Donald Raby, July 7, 2010
3. Newell's Station Marker and Stone
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2010, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 659 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 8, 2010, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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