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Maynardville in Union County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Racoon Valley

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, October 28, 2016
1. Racoon Valley Marker
Inscription. Named for Captain John (Racoon) Miller whose blockhouse stood near this site. Captain Miller, born in 1747 in Newberry County, South Carolina, served in the Washington County, Virginia, militia in 1776 before migrating to this area in 1777. He married Eva Whitener in 1776 and died on August 25, 1832. He is buried in Ousley Cemetery, Union County.
 
Erected by Tennesse Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1D 21.)
 
Location. 36° 13.706′ N, 83° 50.447′ W. Marker is in Maynardville, Tennessee, in Union County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Tennessee Route 33) and Ailor Gap Road, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maynardville TN 37807, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Divided Loyalties (approx. 2 miles away); Roy Claxton Acuff (approx. 2.8 miles away); Sawyer's Fort (approx. 7.2 miles away); Nicholas Gibbs Homestead (approx. 7.2 miles away); Nicholas Gibbs (approx. 7 miles away); Emory Road (approx. 9.1 miles away); Shields Station (approx. 9.2 miles away); Walker's Ford (approx. 9.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maynardville.
 
Also see . . .
Racoon Valley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 28, 2016
2. Racoon Valley Marker
 Davis and Shaw Families of North Carolina. (Submitted on December 3, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 5, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 272 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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