Farragut in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
David Glasgow Farragut
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 97.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Heroes • Military • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 26, 1866.
Location. 35° 53.071′ N, 84° 9.212′ W. Marker is in Farragut, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Kingston Pike and Lendon Welch Way, on the right when traveling west on Kingston Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37934, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Battle of Campbell's Station (here, next to this marker); Archibald Roane (a few steps from this marker); Loveville (a few steps from this marker); After the Civil War (approx. half a mile away); During the Civil War (approx. half a mile away); David Campbell builds a station (approx. half a mile away); Settlement of the Frontier (approx. half a mile away); Memorial for Cofounders of Campbell Station (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farragut.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other markers relating to Admiral Farragut.
1. Exact location of Farragut's birthplace
Stoney Point is located on Northshore Drive about 7 miles from the Farragut historic marker. (Historic Lowe's Ferry is at Longitude 35.8517473 Latitude -84.0824110 on USGS Geographic Names Information System). Because of recent rezoning, a 110-year-old monument that was put on the birth site has recently been made public. This monument was dedicated by the Daughters of the American Revolution and Admiral George Dewey in 1900. The birth site has been placed on Knox County's Fragile 15 list of endangered historic sites (See link above) as well as on the Tennessee Preservation
— Submitted June 22, 2010, by Margot Kline of Knoxville, Tennessee.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 15, 2023. It was originally submitted on March 11, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,695 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 11, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 2. submitted on March 5, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 3. submitted on December 1, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 4. submitted on June 22, 2010, by Margot Kline of Knoxville, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.