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Blaine in Grainger County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Shields Station

 
 
Shields Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse
1. Shields Station Marker
Inscription.  As early as 1792 this was the property of James McDaniel who was killed near here by Indians. After 1833 a stagecoach stop was maintained here by Dr. Samuel Shields. For many years the house was a residence, as well as a post office, store, and medical dispensary which served the surrounding areas.
 
Erected by Tennesse Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B 57.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
 
Location. 36° 9.867′ N, 83° 41.75′ W. Marker is in Blaine, Tennessee, in Grainger County. Marker is at the intersection of Rutledge Pike (U.S. 11W) and Roach Lane, on the right when traveling north on Rutledge Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blaine TN 37709, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richland: Birthplace of Albert Miller Lea (approx. 0.8 miles away); Janeway Cabin (approx. 0.8 miles away); Blaine's Crossroads
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(approx. 0.8 miles away); Emory Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sawyer's Fort (approx. 3.4 miles away); Horace Maynard (approx. 8.2 miles away); Union County World War I Monument (approx. 8.3 miles away); Roy Claxton Acuff (approx. 8.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blaine.
 
Shields Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse
2. Shields Station Marker
Shields Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse
3. Shields Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,130 times since then and 98 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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