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Calhoun in McMinn County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Joseph McMinn

 
 
Joseph McMinn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, November 13, 2011
1. Joseph McMinn Marker
Inscription. 500 yards southeast is buried Joseph McMinn, governor of Tennessee, 1815-1821. A Quaker, born in Pennsylvania, he came to Hawkins County in 1790. He also served in the State Constitutional Convention, 1796; State Senate, 1798–1812; Speaker of the Senate, 1805, 1807 & 1809; Indian Agent for the Cherokees, 1823–34.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 4.)
 
Location. 35° 17.878′ N, 84° 45.139′ W. Marker is in Calhoun, Tennessee, in McMinn County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Highway (U.S. 11) and Etowah Road (Tennessee Route 163), on the right when traveling south on Lee Highway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5195 Hwy 11, Calhoun TN 37309, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Henegar House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Charleston on the Hiwassee (approx. 1.1 miles away); "Chief Jack" Walker (approx. 8.6 miles away); Road to Chattanooga (approx. 9.8 miles away); Nancy Ward (approx. 10.1 miles away); Lee College (approx. 11.3 miles away); Oak Grove Male Academy (approx. 11.8 miles away); Cleveland During the Civil War (approx. 11.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Joseph McMinn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, November 13, 2011
2. Joseph McMinn Marker
Marker is in front of the trucking company.

1. Joseph C. McMinn. Find A Grave (Submitted on November 16, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Joseph McMinn. Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture (Submitted on November 16, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 473 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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