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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.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansRoads & Vehicles.
 
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. Touch for directions.
 
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); Cocke County War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cocke County Veterans Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); City Hall (approx. ¼ mile 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). 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.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, November 16, 2018
2. The Warford Marker
The Warford Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, November 16, 2018
3. The Warford Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 499 times since then and 47 times this year. 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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