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Sevierville in Sevier County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

“Old Dutch Settlement”

 
 
"Old Dutch Settlement" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 6, 2011
1. "Old Dutch Settlement" Marker
Inscription. Here was an early German settlement. First settlers were Jacob Derrick, Jacob Bird, and Adam Fox. A fort stood on Derrick's land nearby. Mark Fox was killed by Indians on Muddy Creek, 1787; he was buried in Fox Cemetery. An early Lutheran church is believed to have been near the cemetery.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 31.)
 
Location. 35° 54.604′ N, 83° 22.509′ W. Marker is in Sevierville, Tennessee, in Sevier County. Marker is on Fox Cemetery Road 0.1 miles south of Newport Highway (U.S. 411), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 Fox Cemetery Road, Sevierville TN 37876, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jefferson County / Cocke County (approx. 6.6 miles away); Harrisburg Covered Bridge (approx. 6.9 miles away); a different marker also named Harrisburg Covered Bridge (approx. 6.9 miles away); Sweden Furnace (approx. 7.4 miles away); The Dike That Saved Dandridge (approx. 7.6 miles away); Attack on Dandridge (approx. 7.7 miles away); Battle of Dandridge (approx. 7.7 miles away); Dandridge (approx. 8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sevierville.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesForts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
"Old Dutch Settlement" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 6, 2011
2. "Old Dutch Settlement" Marker
Fox Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 6, 2011
3. Fox Cemetery
Fox Cemetery established 1787 image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 6, 2011
4. Fox Cemetery established 1787
Fox Cemetery Road image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, January 14, 2011
5. Fox Cemetery Road
 
 
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