Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E-79.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts and Castles • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is November 1863.
Location. 35° 56.709′ N, 83° 54.734′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is on Chapman Highway SE north of Woodlawn Pike SE, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37920, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Back Door to Knoxville (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Fort Dickerson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Forts Dickerson and Stanley (approx. 0.3 Fort Dickerson 1863–64 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civil War Knoxville (approx. 0.3 miles away); The 1863 Siege of Knoxville (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Dickerson (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Dickerson (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
Regarding Fort Dickerson. This is one of several markers interpreting Fort Dickerson and Civil War activity around Knoxville. See the Fort Dickerson Virtual Tour by Markers linked below.
Credits. This page was last revised on September 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,340 times since then and 14 times this year. Last updated on January 10, 2013, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 30, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.