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Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

White's Mill

 
 
White's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, May 31, 2018
1. White's Mill Marker
Inscription. A small tub-mill on First Creek, nearby, for grinding corn, was the first industrial establishment in this region. It was built by Gen. James White in 1786. For this reason the infant settlement was called "White's Mill" as often as "White's Fort."
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 29.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 35° 57.836′ N, 83° 54.953′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of West Church Avenue and State Street, on the right when traveling east on West Church Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37902, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Everly Brothers (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Staub's Theatre (about 500 feet away); The Tennessee Barn Dance (about 500 feet away); Death of General William P. Sanders (about 600 feet away); Tennessee Ernie Ford (about 600 feet away); Gay Street
White's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, May 31, 2018
2. White's Mill Marker
Marker is on the right; First Presbyterian Church is on the left.
(about 600 feet away); Knoxville's Old Custom House / Fiddlin' Bob Taylor (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Knoxville Girl (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Water wheel; Vertical axis. (Submitted on June 12, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
2. James White (general). (Submitted on June 12, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.
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