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Madisonville in Monroe County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Old Federal Road

 
 
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By Judith Barber, November 13, 2011
1. Old Federal Road Marker
Inscription. This highway follows two miles of the Old Federal Road established by the Treaty of 1805 between the United States and the Cherokee Nation. The Road began at the Tellico Blockhouse on the Little Tennessee River and extended to Vannís Ferry on the Chattahoochee River in North Georgia. Along this road Col. Gideon Morganís Cherokee Regiment marched to join Andrew Jackson in the Creek War of 1813.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1F 13.)
 
Location. 35° 27.979′ N, 84° 22.329′ W. Marker is in Madisonville, Tennessee, in Monroe County. Marker is at the intersection of Tennessee Route 68 and County Farm Road, on the right when traveling north on State Route 68. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5532 State Hwy 68, Madisonville TN 37354, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Crawford Vaughn (approx. 3.7 miles away); In Memory of Those Who Served (approx. 3.7 miles away); Monroe County Courthouse (approx. 3.8 miles away); War Comes to Madisonville (approx. 3.8 miles away); Lost Sea
Old Federal Road Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, November 13, 2011
2. Old Federal Road Marker
(approx. 5.8 miles away); The Great Craighead Cave (approx. 5.8 miles away); Scott Mansion (approx. 7.3 miles away); Boyhood Home of Ray H. Jenkins (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madisonville.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 16, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 462 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 16, 2011, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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