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Pigeon Forge in Sevier County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wear's Fort

 
 
Wear's Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
1. Wear's Fort Marker
Inscription. Col. Samuel Wear settled near the Mouth of Waldens Creek in 1783. He fought at Kings Mountain and later in Indian Wars, was first county court clerk of Sevier County. State of Franklin, and held the same office later under the territorial government and the State of Tennessee.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical commission. (Marker Number 1C 16.)
 
Location. 35° 48.405′ N, 83° 34.655′ W. Marker is in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, in Sevier County. Marker is on The Great Somky Mountains Highway (Route 441). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pigeon Forge TN 37863, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Wear (approx. 0.3 miles away); Shiloh Church (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Shiloh Church (approx. half a mile away); Henderson Springs Resort (approx. 0.7 miles away); Titanic Eternal Flame (approx. one mile away); Titanicís Center Anchor (approx. one mile away); Early Pigeon Forge (approx. 1.8 miles away); Unionists Within the Confederacy (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Pigeon Forge.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Wear's Fort Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
2. Wear's Fort Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,226 times since then and 91 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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