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Sale Creek in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Sale Creek

 
 
Sale Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, December 26, 2009
1. Sale Creek Marker
Inscription. So named because of an auction, near here, in 1779, of supplies furnished the Cherokees by British agents to stimulate their warfare against the settlers. The supplies were captured by frontiersmen under command of Col. Evan Shelby, and sold on their return from the expedition.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 7.)
 
Location. 35° 22.986′ N, 85° 6.511′ W. Marker is in Sale Creek, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is at the intersection of J Lon Foust Highway (U.S. 27) and New Leggett Road, on the right when traveling north on J Lon Foust Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sale Creek TN 37373, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rhea County / Hamilton County (approx. 3.6 miles away); Graysville Academy (approx. 4.8 miles away); Blythe Ferry (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named Blythe Ferry (approx. 5.4 miles away); a different marker also named Blythe Ferry (approx. 5.9 miles away); "To Learn and not Forget" (approx. 6 miles away); "Orders No. 25" (approx. 6 miles away); General Winfield Scott (approx. 6 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Sale Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, December 26, 2009
2. Sale Creek Marker
View of marker looking North on Hwy 27
Sale Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, December 26, 2009
3. Sale Creek Marker
Looking South toward Patterson Rd intersection and town of Sale Creek.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 651 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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