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Tellico Plains in Monroe County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Scott Mansion

Charles Abner Scott

— 1866 - 1930 —

 
 
Scott Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Judith Barber, October 11, 2012
1. Scott Mansion Marker
Inscription.  Born in Johnson County, Tennessee, Charles A. Scott came to Tellico Plains ca. 1890 and was actively involved in its development. During his life, he sold off or donated vast amounts of his 15,000 acre holdings to expand the town. He recruited the Stokely Company and financed local schools. Scott’s progressive experimentation with lime fertilizer, crops and breeds of cattle influenced regional farming techniques. His Neo-Classical Revival mansion was erected from 1908-1912.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1F 42.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 35° 23.108′ N, 84° 17.291′ W. Marker is in Tellico Plains, Tennessee, in Monroe County. Marker is on Scott Mansion Road (County Road 733) half a mile east of Fairview Road (County Road 714), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 261 Scott Mansion Rd, Tellico Plains TN 37385, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cherokee Heritage Trails (approx. 1.4 miles away); Tellico Iron Works (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Tennessee Overhill Experience (approx. 1.4 miles away); Boyhood Home of Ray H. Jenkins (approx. 1.4 miles away); Fort Loudoun Massacre (approx. 1.4 miles away); Old Federal Road (approx. 7.3 miles away); Early Gold Mining (approx. 8.7 miles away); Unicoi Turnpike Trail (approx. 8.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tellico Plains.
 
Also see . . .  Scott Mansion. (Submitted on October 15, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
 
Scott Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Judith Barber, October 11, 2012
2. Scott Mansion Marker
Scott Mansion is on the hill behind the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 12, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,379 times since then and 331 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 12, 2012, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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