Farragut in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
David Glasgow Farragut
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1E 97.)
Location. 35° 53.071′ N, 84° 9.212′ W. Marker is in Farragut, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Kingston Pike and Lendon Welch Way, on the right when traveling west on Kingston Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37934, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Campbell's Station (here, next to this marker); Archibald Roane (a few steps from this marker); Memorial for Cofounders of Campbell Station (approx. half a mile away); Campbell Station (was approx. half a mile away but has been reported Admiral David Glasgow Farragut Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Campbell's Station (approx. 0.6 miles away); Farragut Schools: Recent Years (approx. ¾ mile away); Town of Farragut & Farragut Folklife Museum (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Farragut.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Other markers relating to Admiral Farragut.
Also see . . . DEWEY AT FARRAGUT'S OLD HOME; Unveils a Monument at Low's Ferry to Mark Farragut's Birthplace. A May 16, 1900 article about the dedication of the Farragut Monument (see accompanying picture) published in The New York Times. (Submitted on June 23, 2010.)
1. Exact location of Farragut's birthplace
Stoney Point is located on Northshore Drive about 7 miles from the Farragut historic marker. (Historic Lowe's Ferry is at Longitude 35.8517473 Latitude -84.0824110 on USGS Geographic Names Information System). Because of recent rezoning, a 110-year-old monument that was put on the birth site has recently
— Submitted June 22, 2010, by Margot Kline of Knoxville, Tennessee.
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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 1,437 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on March 11, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 2. submitted on March 5, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 3. submitted on December 1, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 4. submitted on June 22, 2010, by Margot Kline of Knoxville, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.