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Menifee Station

 
 
Menifee Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, January 23, 2021
1. Menifee Station Marker
Inscription.  John Menifee built a fort here about 1790. It served for many years as a meeting place, and a protection for outlying settlers against Indian attacks.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 39.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1790.
 
Location. 36° 1.123′ N, 84° 3.1′ W. Marker is in Powell, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is on Clinton Highway (U.S. 25) just south of West Emory road (Tennessee Route 131), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7444 Clinton Hwy, Powell TN 37849, 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. A different marker also named Menifee Station (here, next to this marker); Airplane Filling Station (approx. 1.4 miles away); David Hall Cabin (approx. 5.1 miles away); Byington
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(approx. 5.1 miles away); In Grateful Memory to the Defenders of Cavett Blockhouse (approx. 5.9 miles away); Bull Run Steam Plant (approx. 6 miles away); The TVA System of Multi-Purpose Dams (approx. 6 miles away); UT RecSports Complex (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
Menifee Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, January 23, 2021
2. Menifee Station Marker
Menifee Station Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, January 23, 2021
3. Menifee Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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