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Newport in Cocke County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Warford

 
 
The Warford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, November 16, 2018
1. The Warford Marker
Inscription. The Great War Path of the Cherokees forded this river just west of this spot. It was the main route linking the Watauga and Chickmauga settlements.
 
Location. 35° 58.051′ N, 83° 10.834′ W. Marker is in Newport, Tennessee, in Cocke County. Marker is on River Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Swinging Bridge (here, next to this marker); The Cross (a few steps from this marker); The War Ford (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kiffin Yates Rockwell (approx. 0.4 miles away); Governor Ben Walter Hooper (approx. 2 miles away); Jefferson County / Cocke County (approx. 5.3 miles away); The Hanging of Peter Reece (approx. 5.7 miles away); Johnson's Parrottsville Slaves (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
 
Also see . . .  Great Indian Warpath. (Submitted on November 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
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The Warford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, November 16, 2018
2. The Warford Marker
The Warford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, November 16, 2018
3. The Warford Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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