Near Farragut in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Birthplace of Admiral Farragut
Born July 5th 1801
Bonny Kate Chapter
D. A. R. Knoxville
May 15th 1900
Erected 1900 by Bonny Kate Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 35° 51.173′ N, 84° 5.063′ W. Marker is near Farragut, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker can be reached from Christus Way south of South Northshore Drive (Route 332). Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Christus Way, Knoxville TN 37922, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Admiral Farragut's Birthplace (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ball Camp (approx. 4 miles away); The Baker-Peters-Rogers House (approx. 4.1 miles away); States' View (approx. 4.2 miles away); Loveville (approx. 4.2 miles away but has been reported missing); Archibald Roane David Glasgow Farragut (approx. 4.5 miles away); Battle of Campbell's Station (approx. 4.5 miles 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 this marker published in The New York Times. (Submitted on June 24, 2010.)
Categories. • Military • Notable Persons • War, US Civil •
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