“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Morristown in Hamblen County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Melville Milton Murrell


Melville Milton Murrell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, August 30, 2015
1. Melville Milton Murrell Marker
Inscription. Inventor, pioneer in the field of aerodynamics, patented the "American Flying Machine" in 1877, served for 45 years as a Methodist Circuit Rider.
Erected by Hamblen County Historical Society.
Location. 36° 11.456′ N, 83° 23.183′ W. Marker is in Morristown, Tennessee, in Hamblen County. Marker is at the intersection of Panther Creek Road and Murrell Road, on the right when traveling north on Panther Creek Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown TN 37814, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Panther Springs (approx. 0.8 miles away); Dewitt Clinton Senter (approx. 2.1 miles away); Welcome to the Overlook at Panther Creek State Park (approx. 2.4 miles away); Caught in the Crossfire (approx. 5.1 miles away); Morristown College (approx. 5 miles away); Morris Cemetery (approx. 5.6 miles away); David Crockett and Polly Finley (was approx. 6 miles away but has been reported missing. ); Kimbrough's Crossroads (approx. 6.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morristown.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 31, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 205 times since then and 66 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on September 1, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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