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Kodak in Sevier County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Henry's Station

 
 
Henry's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Donald Raby, July 7, 2010
1. Henry's Station Marker
Inscription.  Founded by Maj. Hugh Henry, it was 300 yards from here. On June 10, 1785, the Treaty of Dumplin Creek was signed here by commissioners of the State of Franklin and the chiefs of the Cherokee Nation. Blount, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox and Sevier Counties were opened to settlement. A monument at the spot gives other details.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 43.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 58.382′ N, 83° 37.563′ W. Marker is in Kodak, Tennessee, in Sevier County. Marker is on Douglas Dam Road (Tennessee Route 139) half a mile south of W. Dumplin Valley Road, on the right when traveling south. This beautiful spot is upland with view of the creek below. It is a short dead end gravel road in the middle of agricultural pastures.
Henry's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Donald Raby, July 7, 2010
2. Henry's Station Marker
There are remnants of an old mill or store with some evidence of restoration in progress. It is a remarkable landmark in the early settlement of East Tennessee. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3649 Douglas Dam Road, Kodak TN 37764, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Treaty of Dumplin Creek (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dumplin Creek Treaty (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Kelly Family Farm (approx. 4 miles away); Steamboat Times on the French Broad (approx. 4.1 miles away); Samuel McSpadden (approx. 6.6 miles away); Knoxville, Sevierville & Eastern Railway (approx. 7.9 miles away); Forks of Little Pigeon Church (approx. 7.9 miles away); James Crawford Murphy (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kodak.
 
Dumplin Creek Treaty Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Donald Raby, July 7, 2010
3. Dumplin Creek Treaty Stone Marker
Treaty of Dumplin Creek Stone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Donald Raby, July 7, 2010
4. Treaty of Dumplin Creek Stone Marker
Henry's Station Treaty Sign image. Click for full size.
By Donald Raby, July 7, 2010
5. Henry's Station Treaty Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2010, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,336 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 8, 2010, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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