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Near Maryville in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Samuel Henry's Station

 
 
Samuel Henry's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, August 16, 2012
1. Samuel Henry's Station Marker
Inscription. On the hill to the south, beside the Great War and Trading Path, later the Federal Road, Samuel Henry, Sr., built a fort by 1792. The half-breed John Watts and 200 followers attacked it in August, 1793. Henry’s first mill was authorized in 1795. He also built the brick mill ½ mile southwest about 1815; it operated well into the twentieth century.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 51.)
 
Location. 35° 40.105′ N, 84° 5.723′ W. Marker is near Maryville, Tennessee, in Blount County. Marker is on U.S. 411 half a mile north of Henry Lane, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5092 US Hwy 411 S, Maryville TN 37801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sam Houston American Giant Homesite (approx. 1.8 miles away); Houston's Station (approx. 2.2 miles away); Alleghany Springs (approx. 3.9 miles away); The Underground Railroad (approx. 6.8 miles away); National Campground (approx. 7.2 miles away); Morganton Crossing (approx. 7.4 miles away); Fort Loudon (approx. 7.8 miles away); Fort Loudoun (approx. 8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Maryville.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers
 
Samuel Henry's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, August 17, 2012
2. Samuel Henry's Station Marker
Marker is beside the hwy.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 518 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia.   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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