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Powell in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Menifee Station

 
 
Menifee Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, January 23, 2021
1. Menifee Station Marker
Inscription.  To commemorate Menifee Station erected about 1788 by John Menifee Revolutionary Soldier, Speaker of the House of Representatives State of Franklin, now Tennessee. This was his home and a refuge for settlers from the Indians.
 
Erected 1928 by James White Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesGovernment & PoliticsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 36° 1.124′ N, 84° 3.101′ W. Marker is in Powell, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is on Clinton Highway (U.S. 25) just south of West Emory Highway (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);
Menifee Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, January 23, 2021
2. Menifee Station Marker
David Hall Cabin (approx. 5.1 miles away); Byington (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.
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 69 times since then. 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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