Newport in Cocke County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
The War Ford
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 66.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 35° 58.179′ N, 83° 11.236′ W. Marker is in Newport, Tennessee, in Cocke County. Marker is on North Street (U.S. 321) just south of Clifton Heights Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Newport TN 37821, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kiffin Yates Rockwell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Governor Ben Walter Hooper (approx. 1.8 miles away); Jefferson County / Cocke County (approx. The Hanging of Peter Reece (approx. 5.9 miles away); Johnson's Parrottsville Slaves (approx. 6.1 miles away); Whitson’s Fort (approx. 7.1 miles away); Swaggerty Fort (approx. 7.2 miles away); Pine Chapel (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newport.
Categories. • Military • Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,068 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on December 12, 2012, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1. submitted on March 6, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 2. submitted on August 13, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 3. submitted on March 6, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.