Blaine in Grainger County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1940 by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B 8.)
Location. 36° 9.247′ N, 83° 42.342′ W. Marker is in Blaine, Tennessee, in Grainger County. Marker is at the intersection of Emory Road (Tennessee Route 331) and Blaine Drive, on the left when traveling west on Emory Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blaine TN 37709, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sawyer's Fort (approx. 2.7 miles away); McBee's Ferry (approx. 6.5 miles away); Nicholas Gibbs Homestead (approx. 8 miles away); Nicholas Gibbs (approx. 8.8 miles away); Frances Hodgson Burnett (approx. 8.9 miles away); "Little Lord Fauntleroy" (approx. 9.3 miles away); Cox Mill (approx. 10 miles away); Dumplin Creek Treaty (approx. 13.2 miles away).
More about this marker. This marker was moved in 2004 during construction which blocked the
It is now damaged and loosely attached to the post. The cast aluminum is bent in a curve and the allen screws attaching to the post are badly rusted and not screwed in securely. It needs attention before it falls.
Regarding Emory Road. This road was commissioned by the Continental Congress in 1780s as part of the development of Post roads to connect communication between the central government and Nashville TN and New Orleans. Most of Emory Road is in Knox County and it continues into Anderson County and Oak Ridge. Another Marker is in the city of Oak Ridge which will be posted later.
Also see . . . The Emery Road marker at Oak Ridge TN. (Submitted on October 17, 2015, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee.)
Additional keywords. Post Road Continental Congress
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