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Tellico Plains in Monroe County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Boyhood Home of Ray H. Jenkins

1897 - 1980

 
 
Boyhood Home of Ray H. Jenkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, November 13, 2011
1. Boyhood Home of Ray H. Jenkins Marker
Inscription. Known as the “Terror of Tellico Plains,” this eminent Knoxville lawyer gained national fame as Chief Counsel at the Army-McCarthy hearings in 1954. He defended more than 600 persons on trial for their lives and never lost a one to the electric chair.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1F 34.)
 
Location. 35° 22.028′ N, 84° 17.98′ W. Marker is in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Cherohala Skyway (Tennessee Route 165) and Hunt Street, on the right when traveling west on Cherohala Skyway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 209 Cherohala Skyway, Tellico Plains TN 37385, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Loudoun Massacre (here, next to this marker); The Tennessee Overhill Experience (a few steps from this marker); Cherokee Heritage Trails (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tellico Iron Works (about 700 feet away); Scott Mansion (approx. 1.4 miles away); Early Gold Mining (approx. 7.5 miles away); Unicoi Turnpike Trail (approx. 7.5 miles away); Coker Creek (approx. 7.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Tellico Plains.
 
Also see . . .
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By Judith Barber, October 11, 2012
2. Boyhood Home of Ray H. Jenkins Marker
Boyhood Home of Ray H Jenkins marker and Fort Loudon Massacre marker are side by side.
 Ray Howard Jenkins. Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture (Submitted on November 17, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Notable Persons
 
Book written by: Ray H. Jenkins image. Click for full size.
By Unknown
3. Book written by: Ray H. Jenkins
"The Terror of Tellico Plains"
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia.   2. submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia.   3. submitted on , by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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