Bristol in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Evan Shelby's Fort
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 64.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 36° 35.628′ N, 82° 11.105′ W. Marker is in Bristol, Tennessee, in Sullivan County. Marker is at the intersection of 7th Street and Shelby Street, on the right when traveling north on 7th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bristol TN 37620, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Isaac Shelby (1750-1826) (within shouting distance of this marker); Bristol Tennessee Post Office & Custom House (within shouting distance of this marker); Shelby's Fort (about 700 feet away, Birthplace of Country Music (about 700 feet away); Ralph S. Peer (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jimmie Rodgers (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Country and Western Recording (approx. ¼ mile away); Birthplace of Bristol (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bristol.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study the marker shown.
Also see . . . Shelby's Fort and Squabble State, a TNGenWeb Land History Report. (Submitted on August 9, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: Forts or Castles • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 8, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 881 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on May 5, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 8, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. 3. submitted on October 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.