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Site of Fort Adair

 
 
Site of Fort Adair Marker image. Click for full size.
By Donald Raby, June 27, 2010
1. Site of Fort Adair Marker
Inscription.  
Site of
Fort Adair
Build in 1788 by
John Adair
Revolutionary Soldier
Used as depot of supplies
for the early settlers.

Erected by
Bonny Kate Chapter
Daughters of the
American Revolution
1924

 
Erected 1924 by Bonny Kate Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and CastlesWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1788.
 
Location. 36° 1.578′ N, 83° 55.644′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is on North Broadway Street (U.S. 441) north of Adair Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4816 N Broadway St, Knoxville TN 37918, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Adair (here, next to this marker); Mary Frances Housley (approx. ¼ mile away); Fountain City United Methodist Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Mr. Anderson's Log College
Site of Fort Adair Marker and DAR Stone image. Click for full size.
By Donald Raby, July 3, 2010
2. Site of Fort Adair Marker and DAR Stone
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(approx. 3.4 miles away); Knoxville National Cemetery (approx. 3½ miles away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 3½ miles away); Address by President Lincoln (approx. 3½ miles away); Old Gray Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Regarding Site of Fort Adair. John Adair is buried nearby in Lynnhurst Cem on Adair Drive.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2010, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 822 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on June 27, 2010, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee.   2. submitted on July 4, 2010, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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