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Church Hill in Hawkins County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rice's Mill

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, December 26, 2015
1. Rice's Mill Marker
Inscription. On the site of this mill, Henry Rice built and fortified a mill in 1775. Here, in 1776, the settlers took refuge from warring Cherokee. In April, 1777, Capt. James Robertson and eight other pioneers had a fight with 30 or 40 Cherokee near here, in which Frederick Calvatt was scalped.
 
Erected by Tennesse Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B 16.)
 
Location. 36° 31.185′ N, 82° 44.679′ W. Marker is in Church Hill, Tennessee, in Hawkins County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Highway (Tennessee Route 11W) and West Main Blvd, on the left when traveling east on Lee Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Church Hill TN 37642, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carter's Store (approx. 0.8 miles away); Patterson's Mill (approx. 1.6 miles away); Maxwell Academy (approx. 4.6 miles away); New Providence Church (approx. 4.6 miles away); Fighting in Hawkins County (approx. 6.9 miles away); The Boat Yard (approx. 8.6 miles away); Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail (approx. 8.6 miles away); Flatboat "Adventure" December 22, 1779 (approx. 8.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Church Hill.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Rice's Mill image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, December 26, 2015
2. Rice's Mill
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 30, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 261 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 30, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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