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Historical Markers in Blaine, Tennessee

 
Clickable Map of Grainger County, Tennessee and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Grainger County, TN (13) Claiborne County, TN (22) Hamblen County, TN (30) Hancock County, TN (2) Hawkins County, TN (32) Jefferson County, TN (34) Knox County, TN (201) Union County, TN (8)  GraingerCounty(13) Grainger County (13)  ClaiborneCounty(22) Claiborne County (22)  HamblenCounty(30) Hamblen County (30)  HancockCounty(2) Hancock County (2)  HawkinsCounty(32) Hawkins County (32)  JeffersonCounty(34) Jefferson County (34)  KnoxCounty(201) Knox County (201)  UnionCounty(8) Union County (8)
Rutledge is the county seat for Grainger County
Blaine is in Grainger County
      Grainger County (13)  
ADJACENT TO GRAINGER COUNTY
      Claiborne County (22)  
      Hamblen County (30)  
      Hancock County (2)  
      Hawkins County (32)  
      Jefferson County (34)  
      Knox County (201)  
      Union County (8)  
 
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1Tennessee (Grainger County), Blaine — Blaine's CrossroadsLittle to Gain; Much to Lose
After Confederate Gen. James Longstreet's defeat at Fort Sanders on November 29, 1863, he lifted the siege of Knoxville and headed northeast, hoping to intercept a Federal column marching toward Knoxville from Cumberland Gap. The Confederates paused . . . Map (db m100816) HM
2Tennessee (Grainger County), Blaine — 1B 8 — Emory Road
Built from here southwest to Clinch River, about 1788. Many early settlements and institutions were established along its route. Haley's Station, a pioneer fort, was 3 miles E., on Richland Creek. The Mouth-of-Richland Baptist Church was . . . Map (db m32039) HM
3Tennessee (Grainger County), Blaine — Janeway CabinWhen the Veterans Came Home
This single-room cabin was constructed about six miles east of here, the home of John Janeway and his wife, Gertrude. It is typical of such dwellings in Appalachian Tennessee. During the Civil War, Janeway join the fighting late, in June 1864, . . . Map (db m100480) HM
4Tennessee (Grainger County), Blaine — 1B-67 — Richland: Birthplace of Albert Miller Lea
Built circa 1796 for Major Lea and Lavinia Jarnagin Lea, the brick house on this land is one of the oldest in Grainger County. The ninth Lea child, Albert Miller Lea, was born here in 1808. Lea assisted in two major land surveys in Tennessee and . . . Map (db m133761) HM
5Tennessee (Grainger County), Blaine — 1B 57 — Shields Station
As early as 1792 this was the property of James McDaniel who was killed near here by Indians. After 1833 a stagecoach stop was maintained here by Dr. Samuel Shields. For many years the house was a residence, as well as a post office, store, and . . . Map (db m100284) HM
 
 
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022