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Adams in Robertson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Renfroe's Station

 
 
Renfroe's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 24, 2013
1. Renfroe's Station Marker
Inscription. Established in 1780 as the first settlement in Montgomery County. Renfroe’s Station was located 1.4 miles northwest of here on the north side of the Red River at the mouth of Parson’s Creek. Moses Renfroe’s party broke from the John Donelson flotilla, which later settled in Nashville. Lasting only three months the Renfroe settlement fell to Indian hostilities.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 3C 66.)
 
Location. 36° 32.083′ N, 87° 11.85′ W. Marker is in Adams, Tennessee, in Robertson County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 76 south of Bradbury Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Adams TN 37010, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Town of Port Royal (approx. 3.3 miles away); 1859 Masonic Lodge & General Store (approx. 3.3 miles away); Stores of Port Royal (approx. 3.4 miles away); Port Royal (approx. 3.5 miles away); Willie Blount (approx. 5.4 miles away); Camp Boone (approx. 6.1 miles away); Wilma Glodean Rudolph (approx. 6.7 miles away); Stage Coach Inn (approx. 7.7 miles away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Adams.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Renfroe's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 24, 2013
2. Renfroe's Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 317 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 13, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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