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Tazewell in Claiborne County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Powell River Ferry

 
 
Powell River Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 17, 2021
1. Powell River Ferry Marker
Inscription.  Built before Civil War and used as a public toll crossing until 1905 when wooden floored bridge was built. Wm. Marcum was early operator from 1895 - 1905.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1895.
 
Location. 36° 32.586′ N, 83° 37.815′ W. Marker is in Tazewell, Tennessee, in Claiborne County. Marker is at the intersection of Carmony Lane and Pine Hill Road, on the right when traveling south on Carmony Lane. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 273 Pine Hill Rd, Tazewell TN 37879, 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. Lincoln and Cumberland Gap (approx. 3 miles away); The Lincoln Cairn (approx. 3 miles away); Lincoln Memorial University (approx. 3.1 miles away); Democrat Hollow (approx. 3.2 miles away); Cumberland Gap (approx. 3.9 miles away in Virginia); Lee County/Tennessee (approx. 4.2 miles away in Virginia); Cumberland Gap Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.3 miles away); Boone Trail Highway Marker (approx. 4.3 miles away).
 
Powell River Ferry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, March 17, 2021
2. Powell River Ferry Marker
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Credits. This page was last revised on April 16, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 15, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 15, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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