Quartermaster’s Supply Building #15
This structure served as the fort's supply storage building. Quartermaster is the name of the officer in charge of supplies for the buildings and soldiers of the fort.
The dimensions are 62 ft. by 23 ft. including a 5 ft porch. This building was two stories built of logs, with glass windows and plastered interior walls. The archaeological finds of roofing hatchets and nails indicate that this structure and all others had wood shingles. It was divided into three rooms with a fireplace on the west end room where the Quartermaster resided.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Forts and Castles.
Location. 35° 51.631′ N, 84° 31.754′ W. Marker is in Kingston, Tennessee, in Roane County. Marker can be reached from South Kentucky Street (State Highway 58) north of Shannon Place, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located within Fort Southwest Point. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1226 S Kentucky St, Kingston TN 37763, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blockhouse #11 (a few steps from this marker); Court Martial of Private Abraham Setts (a few steps
Credits. This page was last revised on January 12, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 10, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 10, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.