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Farragut in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Campbell Station

 
 
Campbell Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 6, 2010
1. Campbell Station Marker
Inscription. This house marks the site of the station established in 1787 by Col. David Campbell as a frontier fort for protection against Indian attacks. On the main highway to the west it was an important trading post and stopping place for travelers and stock drovers.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E7.)
 
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 35° 52.843′ N, 84° 9.708′ W. Marker was in Farragut, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker was on Kingston Pike, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37934, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Admiral David Glasgow Farragut Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Campbell's Station (approx. 0.2 miles away); Farragut Schools: Recent Years (approx. half a mile away); Town of Farragut & Farragut Folklife Museum (approx. half a mile away); Farragut Schools: Early Years (approx. half a mile away); Archibald Roane (approx. half a mile away); David Glasgow Farragut
Campbell Station House image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 6, 2010
2. Campbell Station House
(approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Campbell's Station (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farragut.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USForts, CastlesSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,244 times since then and 76 times this year. Last updated on March 18, 2010, by Timothy Carr of Birmingham, Alabama. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 11, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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