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Near Morristown in Hamblen County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rural Mount

 
 
Rural Mount Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 18, 2015
1. Rural Mount Marker
Inscription. Built around 1799 of native limestone rock by Alexander Outlaw for his son-in-law Joseph Hamilton and his wife Penelope, original settlers in Bend of the Chucky in 1783. Hamilton served for many years as court clerk of Jefferson county and was a trustee of Washington College and Greeneville College (now Tusculum College).
 
Erected by Hamblen County Historical Society.
 
Location. 36° 8.763′ N, 83° 11.895′ W. Marker is near Morristown, Tennessee, in Hamblen County. Marker is at the intersection of Tennessee Route 160 and Grigsby Road, on the right when traveling north on State Route 160. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown TN 37813, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonel Robert McFarland (approx. 3.1 miles away); Crockett Tavern (approx. 6 miles away); Erected in Memory of the 22 Hamblen County Boys Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the World War (approx. 6 miles away); Morris Cemetery (approx. 6.6 miles away); Bethesda Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.2 miles away); Russellville Area
Rural Mount Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, June 18, 2015
2. Rural Mount Marker
(approx. 7.2 miles away); Caught in the Crossfire (approx. 7.2 miles away); Cheek's Crossroads (approx. 7.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morristown.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 18, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 18, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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