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

"Old Dutch Settlement"

 
 
"Old Dutch Settlement" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 6, 2011
1. "Old Dutch Settlement" Marker
Inscription.  Here was an early German settlement. First settlers were Jacob Derrick, Jacob Bird, and Adam Fox. A fort stood on Derrick's land nearby. Mark Fox was killed by Indians on Muddy Creek, 1787; he was buried in Fox Cemetery. An early Lutheran church is believed to have been near the cemetery.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 31.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesForts and CastlesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1787.
 
Location. 35° 54.604′ N, 83° 22.509′ W. Marker is in Sevierville, Tennessee, in Sevier County. Marker is on Fox Cemetery Road, 0.1 miles south of Newport Highway (U.S. 411), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 123 Fox Cemetery Road, Sevierville TN 37876, 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. Jefferson County / Cocke County (approx. 6.6 miles away); Harrisburg Covered Bridge (approx.
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 6, 2011
2. "Old Dutch Settlement" Marker
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6.9 miles away); a different marker also named Harrisburg Covered Bridge (approx. 6.9 miles away); Sweden Furnace (approx. 7.4 miles away); The Dike That Saved Dandridge (approx. 7.6 miles away); Blant’s Hill (approx. 7.6 miles away); J. C. Turnley's Mill Place Grindstone (approx. 7.6 miles away); Attack on Dandridge (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sevierville.
 
"Old Dutch Settlement" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, June 1, 2018
3. "Old Dutch Settlement" Marker
Fox Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 6, 2011
4. Fox Cemetery
Fox Cemetery established 1787 image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 6, 2011
5. Fox Cemetery established 1787
Fox Cemetery Road image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, January 14, 2011
6. Fox Cemetery Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,613 times since then and 104 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3. submitted on June 19, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.   4, 5, 6. submitted on March 6, 2011, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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