Near Strawberry Plains in Jefferson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E36.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 36° 3.702′ N, 83° 41.037′ W. Marker was near Strawberry Plains, Tennessee, in Jefferson County. Marker was on U.S. 11E, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. The Ferry sits at the corner of Highway 11e, and Old Strawberry Plains Pike. 1000ft westward from East End Road opposite side of road from Holston Memorial Gardens Graveyard. If you turn onto Old Strawberry Plains Pike prior to the first curve, view to the right at the river and you can see where the embankment was used for the Ferry. The Post for the cables from the Ferry are still visible. Marker was in this post office area: Strawberry Plains TN 37871, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Blaine's Crossroads (approx. 6.4 miles away); Janeway Cabin Emory Road (approx. 6˝ miles away); Henry's Station (approx. 6.9 miles away); Dumplin Creek Treaty (approx. 7 miles away); Treaty of Dumplin Creek (approx. 7.1 miles away); Shields Station (approx. 7.1 miles away); Frances Hodgson Burnett (approx. 7.2 miles away).
More about this marker. The marker sits at the intersection of Hamilton Street and Highway 11E. The marker is about 1 mile westward from that location.
Also see . . . Genealogy Information on William McBee. Also includes text of his Will. (Submitted on March 18, 2010.)
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels •
Credits. This page was last revised on March 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 11, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,335 times since then. Last updated on March 6, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. Photos: 1. submitted on March 11, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 2. submitted on March 6, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 20, 2010, by Donald Raby of Knoxville, Tennessee. 8. submitted on April 22, 2015. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.