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

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, February 27, 2010
1. Frances Hodgson Burnett Marker
Inscription. In a log cabin which stood here, Frances Eliza Hodgson, newly from England with her family, spent the winter of 1865. She helped support her family with music lessons, also opened a "Select Seminary for Young People." Here she met Dr. Swan Burnett, whom she married in 1873, also started the writing which later made her famous.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B51.)
Location. 36° 5.824′ N, 83° 33.779′ W. Marker is in New Market, Tennessee, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Old Andrew Johnson Hwy, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1009, New Market TN 37820, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Little Lord Fauntleroy" (approx. 0.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Carson - Newman College (approx. 4.1 miles away); Cox Mill (approx. 4.6 miles away); Battle of Mossy Creek (approx. 5.1 miles away); Mossy Creek Engagement (approx. 5.1 miles away); McBee's Ferry (approx. 7.2 miles away); Dumplin Creek Treaty (approx. 8.4 miles away); Janeway Cabin (approx. 8.6 miles away).
Categories. Arts, Letters, Music
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 978 times since then and 6 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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