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Rock Island in Warren County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rodgers’ Tavern

 
 
Rodgers' Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, September 7, 2010
1. Rodgers' Tavern Marker
Inscription. This tavern on the Kentucky-Alabama Road was established by John D. Rodgers, veteran of the War of 1812 and of Jackson's Florida Campaign. He also operated Rodgers' Ferry, 0.4 miles northeast, opposite the island which gave this town its name.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 38.)
 
Location. 35° 47.542′ N, 85° 36.79′ W. Marker is in Rock Island, Tennessee, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Tennessee Route 136 and Old Ferry Rd, on the right when traveling north on State Route 136. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rock Island TN 38581, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Old Kentucky Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Forrest's Bivouac (approx. 5.3 miles away); Kentucky-Alabama Road (approx. 7.5 miles away); Cumberland Caverns (approx. 9.6 miles away); The Birthing Tree (approx. 9.7 miles away); Clay Faulkner (approx. 9.8 miles away); Higgenbotham's Cave (approx. 11.1 miles away); Anthia Brady Hughes (approx. 11.7 miles away).
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker
Across the road from marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, September 7, 2010
2. Across the road from marker
in the order shown.
 
Categories. War of 1812
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 510 times since then and 12 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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