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

Cavett's Station

 
 
Cavett's Station marker image. Click for full size.
By Donald Raby, July 4, 2010
1. Cavett's Station marker
Inscription. About 1/2 mile north was this early fortified settlement. Here on Sept 25, 1793, Alexander Cavett and 12 other settlers were massacred by a Cherokee war party under Doublehead, one of the more savage chiefs of the tribe.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 31.)
 
Location. 35° 55.389′ N, 84° 3.515′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Kingston Pike (U.S. 11 70) and Kingston Pike and Gallaher View Rd, on the right when traveling east on Kingston Pike. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8375 Kingston Pike, Knoxville TN 37919, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fallen Military Heroes of Bearden High (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); States' View (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Baker-Peters-Rogers House (approx. 1.5 miles away); Ball Camp (approx. 1.8 miles away); Loveville (approx. 4.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Birthplace of Admiral Farragut (approx. 5.1 miles
Cavett's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, February 11, 2017
2. Cavett's Station Marker
away but has been reported missing); Admiral Farragut's Birthplace (approx. 5.1 miles away); David Glasgow Farragut (approx. 6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Also see . . .  Doublehead, A Cherokee Traitor. (Submitted on February 12, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,540 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee.   2. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on February 15, 2017.
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