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Dandridge in Jefferson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jefferson County Jail

1845-1935

 
 
Jefferson County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 23, 2022
1. Jefferson County Jail Marker
Inscription.  First court house and jail erected on this site in 1815 – addition to jail erected in 1935 by Jefferson County in conjunction with Tennessee Emergency Relief Administration.

Building committee J.E. Swann CHM C.C.
Luther Chilton Harry Vance Ben Webb

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureLaw Enforcement. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
 
Location. 36° 0.943′ N, 83° 24.936′ W. Marker is in Dandridge, Tennessee, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Gay Street (Tennessee Route 92) south of West Meeting Street (Tennessee Route 9/66), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1221 Gay St, Dandridge TN 37725, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Attack on Dandridge (within shouting distance of this marker); J. C. Turnley's Mill Place Grindstone (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Dandridge (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the Revolutionary Soldiers Buried Here (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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Blant’s Hill (about 400 feet away); The Dike That Saved Dandridge (about 500 feet away); Dandridge and the TVA: “Good News Came to Dandridge” (about 700 feet away); Seabolt / Harris (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dandridge.
 
Jefferson County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 23, 2022
2. Jefferson County Jail Marker
Marker is above the door.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 13, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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