Farragut in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
David Glasgow Farragut
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 97.)
Location. 35° 53.071′ N, 84° 9.212′ W. Marker is in Farragut, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Kingston Pike and Lendon Welch Way, on the right when traveling west on Kingston Pike. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37934, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Campbell's Station (here, next to this marker); Archibald Roane (a few steps from this marker); Campbell Station (approx. half a mile away but has been reported missing); Admiral David Glasgow Farragut Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Battle of Campbell's Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); Farragut Schools: Recent Years (approx. ¾ mile away); Town of Farragut & Farragut Folklife Museum (approx. ¾ mile away); Farragut Schools: Early Years (approx. ¾ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Farragut.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other markers relating to Admiral Farragut.
Also see . . . DEWEY AT FARRAGUT'S OLD HOME; Unveils a Monument at Low's Ferry to Mark Farragut's Birthplace. A May 16, 1900 article about the dedication of the Farragut Monument (see accompanying picture) published in The New York Times. (Submitted on June 23, 2010.)
1. Exact location of Farragut's birthplace
Stoney Point is located on Northshore Drive about 7 miles from the Farragut historic marker. (Historic Lowe's Ferry is at Longitude 35.8517473 Latitude -84.0824110 on USGS Geographic Names Information System). Because of recent rezoning, a 110-year-old monument that was put on the birth site has recently been made public. This monument
— Submitted June 22, 2010, by Margot Kline of Knoxville, Tennessee.
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