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

Fort Loudoun

 
 
Fort Loudoun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2014
1. Fort Loudoun Marker
Inscription.  Fort Loudoun has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States.
 
Erected 1965 by U. S. Department of the Interior-National Park Service.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian.
 
Location. 35° 35.736′ N, 84° 12.348′ W. Marker is in Vonore, Tennessee, in Monroe County. Memorial is on Fort Loudon Road. The marker is on the grounds of the Fort Loudoun State Historic Area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vonore TN 37885, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome to Fort Loudoun State Historic Area (within shouting distance of this marker); Unicoi Turnpike Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Loudon (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tellico Blockhouse (approx.
Fort Loudoun Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2014
2. Fort Loudoun Marker
0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Loudon (approx. 1.2 miles away); Cherokee Heritage Trails (approx. 1.2 miles away); The Tennessee Overhill Experience-From Furs to Factories (approx. 1.3 miles away); a different marker also named Unicoi Turnpike Trail (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vonore.
 
Fort Loudoun flags image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 26, 2014
3. Fort Loudoun flags
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 405 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 16, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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