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

Dandridge

 
 
Dandridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, February 28, 2010
1. Dandridge Marker
Inscription. Permanently settled 1783. Francis Dean built meeting house where Revolutionary Cemetery remains. Jan., 1793, commissioners of County Court, Jefferson Co., Territory South of the River Ohio, located county seat here. Dean donated land & Samuel Jack laid off town. Named for Martha Dandridge, wife of George Washington.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C41.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 36° 1.089′ N, 83° 25.509′ W. Marker is in Dandridge, Tennessee, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Tennessee Route 92 0.1 miles east of U.S. 25W, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located across from Food City. Marker is in this post office area: Dandridge TN 37725, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Dandridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); J. C. Turnley's Mill Place Grindstone (approx. 0.6 miles away); Attack on Dandridge (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Dike That Saved Dandridge (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fighting at Dandridge
Dandridge Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, February 28, 2010
2. Dandridge Marker
(approx. 2.4 miles away); Battle of Hay's Ferry (approx. 4.4 miles away); Samuel McSpadden (approx. 5.7 miles away); a different marker also named Fighting at Dandridge (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dandridge.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Revolutionary War Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Joel Seewald, June 1, 2018
3. Revolutionary War Cemetery
Cemetery on East Main Street, about 0.6 miles from marker, where five Revolutionary War soldiers are buried.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 6, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 840 times since then and 45 times this year. Last updated on April 6, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 6, 2010, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   3. submitted on June 15, 2018, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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