Near Maryville in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Near the Site of Henry Fort
nearest fort to the
Gift of the descendants of
Samuel and Polly Henry
Erected 1953 by Mary Blount Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
Location. 35° 39.848′ N, 84° 6.193′ W. Marker is near Maryville, Tennessee, in Blount County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 411 and Henry Lane, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 411. Marker is in a field across the highway from Henry Lane. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5298 Highway 33, Maryville TN 37801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel Henry's Station (approx. half a mile away); Baker's Creek Church (approx. half a mile away); Sam Houston American Giant Homesite Houston's Station (approx. 2.4 miles away); Cloyd's Creek Presbyterian Church (approx. 4 miles away); Norwood Inn (approx. 4.4 miles away); Militia Springs (approx. 6.1 miles away); National Campground (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maryville.
More about this marker. There is a field access to the marker, but parking on the paved shoulder is recommended.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 31, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 141 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 31, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.