Newport in Cocke County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The War Ford
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 66.)
Location. 35° 58.179′ N, 83° 11.236′ W. Marker is in Newport, Tennessee, in Cocke County. Marker is on North Street (U.S. 321) just south of Clifton Heights Road, on the right when traveling north. 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. 0.2 miles away); Governor Ben Walter Hooper (approx. 1.8 miles away); Jefferson County / Cocke County (approx. 5 miles away); The Hanging of Peter Reece (approx. 5.9 miles away); Johnson's Parrottsville Slaves (approx. 6.1 miles away); Whitson’s Fort (approx. 7.1 miles away); Swaggerty Fort (approx. 7.2 miles away); Pine Chapel (approx. 7.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newport.
Categories. • Military • Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary •
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