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Near Maryville in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Samuel Henry's Station

 
 
Samuel Henry's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, August 16, 2012
1. Samuel Henry's Station Marker
Inscription.  On the hill to the south, beside the Great War and Trading Path, later the Federal Road, Samuel Henry, Sr., built a fort by 1792. The half-breed John Watts and 200 followers attacked it in August, 1793. Henry’s first mill was authorized in 1795. He also built the brick mill ½ mile southwest about 1815; it operated well into the twentieth century.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 51.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 40.105′ N, 84° 5.723′ W. Marker is near Maryville, Tennessee, in Blount County. Marker is on U.S. 411 half a mile north of Henry Lane, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5092 US Hwy 411 S, Maryville TN 37801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Near the Site of Henry Fort (approx. half a mile away); Baker's Creek Church
Samuel Henry's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, August 17, 2012
2. Samuel Henry's Station Marker
Marker is beside the hwy.
(approx. one mile away); Sam Houston American Giant Homesite (approx. 1.8 miles away); Houston's Station (approx. 2.2 miles away); Norwood Inn (approx. 4.9 miles away); Militia Springs (approx. 6.6 miles away); Friendsville (approx. 6.7 miles away); Friendsville Marble Industry Monument (approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maryville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 17, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 820 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 17, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia.   2. submitted on August 27, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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