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Vonore in Monroe County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Fort Loudon

 
 
Fort Loudon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, August 30, 2009
1. Fort Loudon Marker
Inscription. Constructed by the English 1756 to help win the valley of the Mississippi. Captured by the Indians under French influence 1760.

Marked by the Tennessee Society of the Colonial Dames of America 1917
 
Erected 1917 by Tennessee Society of Colonial Dames.
 
Location. 35° 35.821′ N, 84° 12.231′ W. Marker is in Vonore, Tennessee, in Monroe County. Marker is on Fort Loudon Road. Touch for map. Marker is located near the entrance of the reconstructed fort. Marker is in this post office area: Vonore TN 37885, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Loudoun (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to Fort Loudoun State Historic Area (approx. 0.2 miles away); Unicoi Turnpike Trail (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fort Loudon (approx. 1.3 miles away); Cherokee Heritage Trails (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Tennessee Overhill Experience-From Furs to Factories (approx. 1.4 miles away); a different marker also named Unicoi Turnpike Trail (approx. 1.4 miles away); Cherokee Villages (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vonore.
 
Categories. Forts, CastlesNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian

 
Reconstructed Fort Loudon image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, August 30, 2009
2. Reconstructed Fort Loudon
Reconstructed Fort Loudon image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, August 30, 2009
3. Reconstructed Fort Loudon
Fort Loudon Entrance Sign image. Click for full size.
By Michael Manning, August 30, 2009
4. Fort Loudon Entrance Sign
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2015, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 22, 2015, by Michael Manning of Woodlawn, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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