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Maryville in Blount County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Craig Fort - 1785

 
 
Craig Fort - 1785 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 27, 2017
1. Craig Fort - 1785 Marker
Inscription. Stockade enclosing about two acres extending southwest to large spring at base of bluff. Scene of many privations, perils and heroic encounters.
 
Erected 1928 by Daughters of the American Revolution - Mary Blount Chapter.
 
Location. 35° 45.564′ N, 83° 57.978′ W. Marker is in Maryville, Tennessee, in Blount County. Marker is at the intersection of South Washington Street (Tennessee Route 411) and Neff Street, on the right when traveling south on South Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Maryville TN 37804, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Craig's Fort (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Maryville College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Where Houston Enlisted (approx. 0.4 miles away); Maryville During the Civil War (approx. half a mile away); New Providence Church (approx. half a mile away); William Bennett Scott, Sr. (approx. 0.6 miles away); Montvale Springs (approx. 0.7 miles away); Pride Mansion (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Maryville.
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
Craig Fort - 1785 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 27, 2017
2. Craig Fort - 1785 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 53 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 28, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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