Bristol in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Here was conceived by Shelby, Campbell and Sevier, an expedition to Kings Mountain where the entire British Force was killed or captured on Oct. 7, 1780
"I remember well the deep and grateful impression made on the mind of everyone by that memorable victory. It was the joyful annunciation of that turn of the tide of success which terminated the Revolutionary War with a seal of our independence."
Erected by Volunteer Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
October 7, 1927
Erected 1927 by Volunteer 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, and the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson series lists.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 314 7th Street, Bristol TN 37620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bristol Tennessee Post Office & Custom House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Evan Shelby's Fort (about 700 feet away); Isaac Shelby (1750-1826) (about 700 feet away); Birthplace of Country Music (approx. ¼ mile away); Ralph S. Peer (approx. ¼ mile away); Jimmie Rodgers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mississippi Country: The Bristol Sessions (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Country and Western Recording (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristol.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study the marker shown.
Also see . . . Shelby's Fort and Squabble State, a TNGenWeb Land History Report. (Submitted on August 9, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,253 times since then and 44 times this year. Last updated on September 16, 2010, by Wes Spurgeon of Piney Flats, Tennessee. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.