Near Pikeville in Bledsoe County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Rhea County / Bledsoe County
Captain in the Colonial Army from Virginia, major in the Revolutionary Army and a colonel of Tennessee militia. One of the first settlers of Sumner County, he was killed near his home by Indians in 1789.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2B8.)
Location. 35° 34.194′ N, 85° 6.481′ W. Marker is near Pikeville, Tennessee, in Bledsoe County. Marker is at the intersection of Dayton Mountain Highway (State Highway 30) and Walker Road, on the right when traveling west on Dayton Mountain Highway. Touch for map. Marker is located at the county line, adjacent to the
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bragg Invades Kentucky (approx. 5.5 miles away); William Jennings Bryan (approx. 7.5 miles away); The Scopes Trial (approx. 7.5 miles away); Rhea County Veteran's Memorial (approx. 7.5 miles away); Rhea County Courthouse (approx. 7.5 miles away); Old Cornerstone / Smith's Crossroads (approx. 7.6 miles away); Smith’s Crossroads (approx. 7.6 miles away); Graysville Academy (approx. 8.6 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. Wikipedia - Bledsoe County. (Submitted on March 6, 2013, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
2. Wikipedia - Rhea County. (Submitted on March 6, 2013, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.)
Categories. • Politics • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2013, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 433 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 6, 2013, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.