Tellico Plains in Monroe County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Boyhood Home of Ray H. Jenkins
1897 - 1980
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1F 34.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1954.
Location. 35° 22.028′ N, 84° 17.98′ W. Marker is in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Cherohala Skyway (Tennessee Route 165) and Hunt Street, on the right when traveling west on Cherohala Skyway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 209 Cherohala Skyway, Tellico Plains TN 37385, 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. Fort Loudoun Massacre (here, next to this marker); The Tennessee Overhill Experience (a few steps from this marker); Cherokee Heritage Trails Tellico Iron Works (about 700 feet away); Scott Mansion (approx. 1.4 miles away); Early Gold Mining (approx. 7˝ miles away); Unicoi Turnpike Trail (approx. 7˝ miles away); Gold Mining at Coker Creek (approx. 7˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tellico Plains.
Also see . . . Ray Howard Jenkins. Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture (Submitted on November 17, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 17, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 16, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 678 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on November 16, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. 2. submitted on October 12, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. 3. submitted on November 17, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.