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Greeneville in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Hendersonís Station

 
 
Hendersonís Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
1. Hendersonís Station Marker
Inscription.  About 1 mi. N., now the village of Afton, Anthony Moore settled on Sinking Creek in 1778; his daughter was the first white child born hereabouts. Daniel Kennedy came in 1779, fought at Kingís Mountain and was Greene Countyís first court clerk. A fort for protection of settlers, later Hendersonís Mill, was nearby.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 24.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 11.246′ N, 82° 44.179′ W. Marker is in Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Andrew Johnson Highway (U.S. 321) and Ripley Island Road, on the right when traveling east on Andrew Johnson Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greeneville TN 37744, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Virginia Hall 1901 (approx. 1.6 miles away); First Institution of Higher Learning West of the Allegheny Mountains
Hendersonís Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
2. Hendersonís Station Marker
(approx. 1.6 miles away); John Gloucester (approx. 1.6 miles away); Tusculum College (approx. 1.6 miles away); a different marker also named Tusculum College (approx. 1.7 miles away); Samuel Doak House (approx. 1.8 miles away); Andrew Johnson National Historic Site (approx. 2.8 miles away); Edward Chalmers Huffaker (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greeneville.
 
Marker on Andrew Johnson Highway image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
3. Marker on Andrew Johnson Highway
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 411 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 9, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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