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Near Farragut in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Loveville

 
 
Loveville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Donald Raby, circa 1953
1. Loveville Marker
Inscription. Robertus Love, a companion of Gen. James White, who founded Knoxville, established the village in this area in 1797 where he had built a fulling mill in 1792. Several of early buildings still exist a short distance from the highway. The name of the village has been corrupted to Lovell.
 
Erected 1953 by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 37.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 53.75′ N, 84° 8.25′ W. Marker was near Farragut, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker was at the intersection of Kingston Pike (U.S. 11) and Lovell Road (State Route 131), on the right on Kingston Pike. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37922, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. David Glasgow Farragut (approx. 1.2 miles away); Battle of Campbell's Station (approx. 1.2 miles away); Archibald Roane (approx. 1.2 miles away); Campbell Station (approx. 1.7 miles away but has been reported missing); Farragut Schools: Early Years (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Historic Village of Concord (approx. 1.8 miles away); Admiral David Glasgow Farragut Monument (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Battle of Campbell Station (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Farragut.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 963 times since then and 7 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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