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Near Dandridge in Jefferson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Samuel McSpadden

 
 
Samuel McSpadden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, January 17, 2015
1. Samuel McSpadden Marker
Inscription. Samuel McSpadden, powdermaker and Revolutionary War veteran, built this house in 1804, and died here on August 3, 1844. From a crude powdermill located 1/4 mile north he sent flatboats loaded with gunpowder to New Orleans, where General Andrew Jackson used it in the Battle of New Orleans, the last major battle of the War of 1812. (Marker Number 1C47.)
 
Location. 35° 58.215′ N, 83° 30.472′ W. Marker is near Dandridge, Tennessee, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 139, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1541 State Route 139, Dandridge TN 37725, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dumplin Creek Treaty (approx. 5.7 miles away); Dandridge (approx. 5.7 miles away); Battle of Dandridge (approx. 6.1 miles away); Attack on Dandridge (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Dike That Saved Dandridge (approx. 6.1 miles away); Henry's Station (approx. 6.6 miles away); Treaty of Dumplin Creek (approx. 6.7 miles away); Sweden Furnace (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dandridge.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar of 1812
 
Samuel McSpadden Marker & Home image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, January 17, 2015
2. Samuel McSpadden Marker & Home
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 17, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 269 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on January 22, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 17, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.
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