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Blaine in Grainger County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Shields Station

 
 
Shields Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
1. Shields Station Marker
Inscription. As early as 1792 this was the property of James McDaniel who was killed near here by Indians. After 1833 a stagecoach stop was maintained here by Dr. Samuel Shields. For many years the house was a residence, as well as a post office, store, and medical dispensary which served the surrounding areas.
 
Erected by Tennesse Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B 57.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 36° 9.867′ N, 83° 41.75′ W. Marker is in Blaine, Tennessee, in Grainger County. Marker is at the intersection of Rutledge Pike (U.S. 11W) and Roach Lane, on the right when traveling north on Rutledge Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blaine TN 37709, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Janeway Cabin (approx. 0.8 miles away); Blaine's Crossroads (approx. 0.8 miles away); Emory Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sawyer's Fort (approx. 3.4 miles away); McBee's Ferry (was approx. 7.1 miles away but has been reported missing.
Shields Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
2. Shields Station Marker
); Roy Claxton Acuff (approx. 8.3 miles away); Divided Loyalties (approx. 8.4 miles away); Nicholas Gibbs Homestead (approx. 8.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blaine.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Shields Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
3. Shields Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 8, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 181 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 7, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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