Fountain City in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Site of Fort Adair
Build in 1788 by
Used as depot of supplies
for the early settlers.
Bonny Kate Chapter
Daughters of the
Erected 1924 by Bonny Kate Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
Location. 36° 1.578′ N, 83° 55.644′ W. Marker is in Fountain City, 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: 4829 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); Fountain City United Methodist Church (approx. ¾ mile away); Knoxville National Cemetery A National Cemetery System (approx. 3½ miles away); Old Gray Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away); a different marker also named Old Gray Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 3.9 miles away); St. Clair Cobb (approx. 3.9 miles away).
Regarding Site of Fort Adair. John Adair is buried nearby in Lynnhurst Cem on Adair Drive.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2010, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 777 times since then and 23 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.