“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Old Fort in Polk County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

McNair's Stand

McNair's Stand Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, September 23, 2011
1. McNair's Stand Marker
Inscription. 100 yards NW, David McNair, Scotch pioneer who married Delilah Vann, daughter of a Cherokee chief, built a home about 1800 near a grove which was a Cherokee council ground and terminus of the Ocoee-Conasauga portage. He commanded a company in Morganís Cherokee Regiment, War of 1812. he and his wife are buried in a plot near the site of the house.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 40.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 0.31′ N, 84° 44.047′ W. Marker is in Old Fort, Tennessee, in Polk County. Marker is on Busted Rock Rd.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 871 Busted Rock Rd, Old Fort TN 37362, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Federal Road (approx. 1.6 miles away in Georgia); Civil War "No Man's Land" (approx. 10Ĺ miles away); Red Clay Council Ground (approx. 11 miles away); Historic Red Clay (was approx. 11.3 miles away in Georgia but has been reported missing. ); Nancy Ward (approx. 11.4 miles away); a different marker also named Nancy Ward (approx. 11Ĺ miles away); The Halfway House (approx. 11.8 miles away); Cotton Gin (approx. 13 miles away in Georgia).
Categories. Native AmericansSettlements & Settlers
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 905 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 28, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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