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Dandridge in Jefferson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Dandridge

 
 
Dandridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, February 28, 2010
1. Dandridge Marker
Inscription. Permanently settled 1783. Francis Dean built meeting house where Revolutionary Cemetery remains. Jan., 1793, commissioners of County Court, Jefferson Co., Territory South of the River Ohio, located county seat here. Dean donated land & Samuel Jack laid off town. Named for Martha Dandridge, wife of George Washington.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C41.)
 
Location. 36° 1.089′ N, 83° 25.509′ W. Marker is in Dandridge, Tennessee, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 92 0.1 miles east of U.S. 25W, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located across from Food City. Marker is in this post office area: Dandridge TN 37725, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Dandridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); Attack on Dandridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Dike That Saved Dandridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fighting at Dandridge (approx. 2.4 miles away); Battle of Hay's Ferry (approx. 4.4 miles away); Samuel McSpadden (approx. 5.7 miles
Dandridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, February 28, 2010
2. Dandridge Marker
away); a different marker also named Fighting at Dandridge (approx. 5.8 miles away); David Crockett and Polly Finley (approx. 6.2 miles away but has been reported missing). Click for a list of all markers in Dandridge.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 756 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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