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Rogersville in Hawkins County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Hickory Cove

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, June 10, 2017
1. The Hickory Cove Marker
Inscription. This hill-locked body of land was discovered in 1774 by Castleton Brooks, onetime Long Hunter, who settled here in 1775 and was killed by Indians in 1777. A fort was here in 1775, under the command of Captain Robert Kyle.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B-26.)
 
Location. 36° 27.86′ N, 82° 58.525′ W. Marker is in Rogersville, Tennessee, in Hawkins County. Marker is at the intersection of Tennessee Route 70 and Hickory Cove Road, on the right when traveling north on State Route 70. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rogersville TN 37857, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Michael Looney (approx. 1.8 miles away); Thomas Gibbons (approx. 2.2 miles away); Hawkins County Milestone (approx. 2.8 miles away); Amis House (approx. 3 miles away); Mitchell's Hollow (approx. 4.1 miles away); Clay-Kenner House (approx. 4.2 miles away); Tennessee's First Newspaper (approx. 4.2 miles away); Price Public School (approx. 4.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rogersville.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesSettlements & Settlers
 
The Hickory Cove Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 10, 2017
2. The Hickory Cove Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 95 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 13, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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