Maryville in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
John Craig's Fort
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1 E 100.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Forts and Castles • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1785.
Location. 35° 45.524′ N, 83° 57.956′ W. Marker is in Maryville, Tennessee, in Blount County. Marker is at the intersection of South Washington Street (State Highway 35) and Sevierville Road, on the right when traveling south on South Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maryville TN 37804, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceCraig Fort - 1785 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maryville College (approx. 0.3 miles away); Blount County War Dead Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Blount County Revolutionary War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); “Battle of the Bulge” World War II Veterans of Blount County (approx. 0.3 miles away); Louis Philippe's Visit (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Sam Houston (approx. 0.3 miles away); Where Houston Enlisted (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maryville.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,068 times since then and 98 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on August 27, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. 2, 3. submitted on August 28, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.