“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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

Frances Hodgson Burnett

Frances Hodgson Burnett Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, February 27, 2010
1. Frances Hodgson Burnett Marker
Inscription.  In a log cabin which stood here, Frances Eliza Hodgson, newly from England with her family, spent the winter of 1865. She helped support her family with music lessons, also opened a "Select Seminary for Young People." Here she met Dr. Swan Burnett, whom she married in 1873, also started the writing which later made her famous.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B51.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 36° 5.824′ N, 83° 33.779′ W. Marker is in New Market, Tennessee, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Old Andrew Johnson Hwy, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1009, New Market TN 37820, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carson - Newman College (approx. 4.1 miles away); Sarah Swann Hall (approx. 4.3 miles away); Cox Mill (approx. 4.6 miles away); Site of Original Land Grant by John Roper Branner
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(approx. 5 miles away); Battle of Mossy Creek (approx. 5.1 miles away); Mossy Creek Engagement (approx. 5.1 miles away); Dumplin Creek Treaty (approx. 8.4 miles away); Janeway Cabin (approx. 8.6 miles away).
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicWomen
Credits. This page was last revised on May 14, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 10, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,114 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on March 10, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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