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Near Jonesborough in Washington County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Plum Grove

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 11, 2020
1. Plum Grove Marker
Inscription.  
Home of
Gov. John Sevier
Stood on hill 125 yds. N.W.
Limestone from original chimney

 
Erected 1934 by John Sevier Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 36° 10.512′ N, 82° 31.77′ W. Marker is near Jonesborough, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Erwin Highway (State Highway 107) and Jackson Bridge Road, on the right when traveling east on Erwin Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1173 Erwin Highway, Jonesborough TN 37659, 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. Keystone Pottery (approx. 3 miles away); The Tester Brothers (approx. 3.8 miles away); Jacob Brown (approx. 3.9 miles away); Washington College (approx. 4 miles away); Thomas Embree
Plum Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 11, 2020
2. Plum Grove Marker
(approx. 5 miles away); Old Dutch Meeting House (approx. 5.6 miles away); Cherokee Church (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Battle of Red Banks / Reunion for the Boys in Blue (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jonesborough.
 
Plum Grove Marker image. Click for full size.
Tennessee State Library and Archives
3. Plum Grove Marker
The marker in its better days.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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