Near Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Here at the mill and trading post
of Benjamin Manifold, Jr., many a
weary traveler westward bound
found provision, safety and hope.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1797.
Location. 35° 58.326′ N, 83° 43.439′ W. Marker is near Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Kodak Road and Deaton Hollow Road, on the left when traveling east on Kodak Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8306 Kodak Rd, Knoxville TN 37914, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Seven Islands Methodist Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Riverdale School (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Kelly Family Farm (approx. 2.6 miles away); Steamboat Times on the French Broad (approx. 3.2 miles away); Battle of Boyd's Creek (approx. 4.8 miles away); Wheatlands (approx. Major Hugh Henry (approx. 4.9 miles away); The Great Indian Warpath (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
Also see . . . A Short History of the Manifold Family in East Tennessee. An excerpt from Story of Benjamin and Annabel Manifold and Their Environments and Descendants written and privately published by Jesse Benjamin Manifold. It includes text of the author's speech at the marker's dedication in 1951. (Knox County, Tennessee Genealogy & History Web Site) (Submitted on April 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 153 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 12, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.