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Dover in Stewart County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rice House

 
 
Rice House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Stahl
1. Rice House Marker
Inscription.  Site of Gen. Gideon Pillow's headquarters where on the night of February 15, 1862, the principle Confederate commanders met to decide the fate of Fort Donelson.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 36° 29.308′ N, 87° 50.213′ W. Marker is in Dover, Tennessee, in Stewart County. Marker is at the intersection of Pillow Street and Petty Street, on the right when traveling east on Pillow Street. Marker is located next to the parking lot of the Fort Donelson Surrender House. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dover TN 37058, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Rice House (a few steps from this marker); C.S.A Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Dover Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); 13,000 Prisoners (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Surrender House (about 300 feet away); Dover Under Fire
Rice House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Stahl
2. Rice House Marker
(about 700 feet away); History of the Stewart County Courthouse (about 800 feet away); The Stewart County Iron Industry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dover.
 
Also see . . .  Fort Donelson. (Submitted on April 27, 2017, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2017, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia. This page has been viewed 273 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2017, by Brandon Stahl of Fairfax, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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Oct. 24, 2020