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

States View

 
 
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By Shane Oliver, January 8, 2021
1. States View Marker
Inscription.  One mile south was brick home of Charles Mcclung erected about 1805 by Thomas Hope, Architect, Mcclung laid off Knoxville in 1791 on site of White's fort, was on committee to draft Tennessee's first Constitution, and was charter trustee of Blount College. Owned and renamed "Fruit Hill," 1835-1874, by early demonstration of scientific farming.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E-23.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureEducationForts and CastlesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 54.8′ N, 84° 4.79′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Kingston Pike (U.S. 11/70) and Ebenezer Road, on the right when traveling east on Kingston Pike. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8910 Kingston Pike, Knoxville TN 37923, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Baker-Peters-Rogers House (about 700 feet away, measured
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in a direct line); Ball Camp (approx. half a mile away); Cavett's Station (approx. 1.4 miles away); Fallen Military Heroes of Bearden High (approx. 1.4 miles away); In Grateful Memory to the Defenders of Cavett Blockhouse (approx. 1.9 miles away); Robert Reynolds (approx. 4.2 miles away); Admiral Farragut's Birthplace (approx. 4.2 miles away); Byington (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
More about this marker. This marker has replaced an older marker at this location titled: "States' View"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on February 14, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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