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Old Fort in Polk County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

McNair's Stand

McNair's Stand Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Judith Barber, September 23, 2011
1. McNair's Stand Marker
Inscription.  100 yards NW, David McNair, Scotch pioneer who married Delilah Vann, daughter of a Cherokee chief, built a home about 1800 near a grove which was a Cherokee council ground and terminus of the Ocoee-Conasauga portage. He commanded a company in Morgan’s Cherokee Regiment, War of 1812. he and his wife are buried in a plot near the site of the house.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 40.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1800.
Location. 35° 0.31′ N, 84° 44.047′ W. Marker is in Old Fort, Tennessee, in Polk County. Marker is on Busted Rock Rd.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 871 Busted Rock Rd, Old Fort TN 37362, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Federal Road (approx. 1.6 miles away in Georgia); Ocoee Dam #1 (approx. 7.8 miles away); Ocoee No. 1
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(approx. 7.9 miles away); a different marker also named Ocoee No. 1 (approx. 7.9 miles away); Civil War "No Man's Land" (approx. 10˝ miles away); Red Clay Council Ground (approx. 11 miles away); Nancy Ward (approx. 11.4 miles away); a different marker also named Nancy Ward (approx. 11˝ miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 28, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,133 times since then and 31 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 28, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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