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Bluff City in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Edward Cox Home

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
1. Edward Cox Home Marker
Inscription. This pioneer from Maryland built the house which stands .1 mi. N., in 1773, bringing his bride here in 1775. Following his return from the Revolution, he opened his house to Methodist missionary preachers. Bishop Francis Asbury was a frequent visitor, and held an early conference in the house.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 68.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher marker series.
 
Location. 36° 29.753′ N, 82° 15.694′ W. Marker is in Bluff City, Tennessee, in Sullivan County. Marker is at the intersection of Bluff City Highway (State Highway 390) and Salls Road on Bluff City Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bluff City TN 37618, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Womack's Old Fort (approx. 1.3 miles away); Bluff City (approx. 1.6 miles away); First Ironworks (approx. 4.1 miles away); King College (approx. 4.2 miles away); Battle of Blountville (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Cannonball House
Edward Cox Home image. Click for full size.
Sullivan County, Tennessee Department of Archives and Tourism
2. Edward Cox Home
(approx. 4.4 miles away); Anderson Townhouse (approx. 4.4 miles away); Ralph Blizard (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bluff City.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 895 times since then and 36 times this year. Last updated on February 4, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1. submitted on October 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   2. submitted on February 4, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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