Near Newport in Cocke County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Governor Ben Walter Hooper
Erected by Tennessee Historical commission. (Marker Number 1C 57.)
Location. 35° 56.809′ N, 83° 12.265′ W. Marker is near Newport, Tennessee, in Cocke County. Marker is on Crosby Hwy (U.S. 321). Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport TN 37821, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kiffin Yates Rockwell (approx. 1.7 miles away); The War Ford (approx. 1.8 miles away); Jefferson County / Cocke County (approx. 4.1 miles away); Whitson’s Fort (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Hanging of Peter Reece (approx. 7.6 miles away); Johnson's Parrottsville Slaves (approx. 7.7 miles away); Stokely-Van Camp, Inc. (approx. 7.8 miles away); Pine Chapel (approx. 7.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newport.
Also see . . . Ben Walter Hooper from The Tennessee Encyclopedia of History and Culture. (Submitted on June 14, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • Government • Settlements & Settlers •
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