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Soddy-Daisy in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Poe's Tavern

 
 
Poe's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By PaulwC3, June 16, 2014
1. Poe's Tavern Marker
Inscription.  Hasten Poe, a veteran of the War of 1812, moved from Virginia and built a log structure on this site in 1818. The area became known as Poe’s Cross Roads, later Daisy and in 1969 Soddy Daisy. The structure was used as a tavern and inn. On October 25, 1819, Hamilton County was formed from the southern section of Rhea County. The tavern served as Hamilton County’s first courthouse and county seat.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 105.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & CommercePolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is October 1861.
 
Location. 35° 14.583′ N, 85° 11.477′ W. Marker is in Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Dayton Pike north of Mountain Road (County Road 1126), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Soddy Daisy TN 37379, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker
Wide view of the Poe's Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By PaulwC3, June 16, 2014
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, measured as the crow flies. “Old Dallas” (approx. 4.9 miles away); Jackson Chapel Cemetery (approx. 5 miles away); Joseph Vann's Town (approx. 8.1 miles away); Sherman Crosses the River (approx. 8.2 miles away); Old Harrison (approx. 8.2 miles away); The Civilian Conservation Corps and Booker T. Washington State Park (approx. 9.1 miles away); Booker Taliaferro Washington (approx. 9.1 miles away); The Life of Booker Taliaferro Washington (approx. 9.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Poe’s Tavern re-creation to anchor new 2-acre park in Soddy-Daisy | Times Free Press. (Submitted on June 26, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Hamilton County | Entries | Tennessee Encyclopedia. (Submitted on June 26, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 26, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 600 times since then and 87 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 26, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
 
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May. 22, 2022