“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Morristown in Hamblen County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Panther Springs

Panther Springs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 6, 2010
1. Panther Springs Marker
Inscription. ½ mile along the Old Stage Road, a thriving pioneer community grew up around the enormous spring at which one Col. Bradley killed a panther. Panther Springs Academy was here. Tate's Store, also the post office, was the meeting place for the commissioners who created Hamblen County. In the spring are remains of an Indian mill.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number IB37.)
Location. 36° 11.128′ N, 83° 22.448′ W. Marker is near Morristown, Tennessee, in Hamblen County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Highway 11-E (Tennessee Route 11E) and Panther Creek Road, on the right when traveling south on Old Highway 11-E. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown TN 37814, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Melville Milton Murrell (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dewitt Clinton Senter (approx. 1.5 miles away); Welcome to the Overlook at Panther Creek State Park (approx. 3.2 miles away); Morristown College (approx. 5 miles away); Morris Cemetery (approx. 5 miles away); David Crockett and Polly Finley (approx. 5.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Kimbrough's Crossroads (approx. 6.1 miles away); Erected in Memory of the 22 Hamblen County Boys Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the World War (approx. 6.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Morristown.
Categories. Natural FeaturesSettlements & Settlers
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,213 times since then and 4 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of wide area view of marker and its surroundings. • Photo of Indian mill at springs. • Can you help?
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