“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Corryton, Tennessee

Clickable Map of Knox County, Tennessee and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Knox County, TN (240) Anderson County, TN (94) Blount County, TN (68) Grainger County, TN (18) Jefferson County, TN (44) Loudon County, TN (24) Roane County, TN (49) Sevier County, TN (111) Union County, TN (8)  KnoxCounty(240) Knox County (240)  AndersonCounty(94) Anderson County (94)  BlountCounty(68) Blount County (68)  GraingerCounty(18) Grainger County (18)  JeffersonCounty(44) Jefferson County (44)  LoudonCounty(24) Loudon County (24)  RoaneCounty(49) Roane County (49)  SevierCounty(111) Sevier County (111)  UnionCounty(8) Union County (8)
Knoxville is the county seat for Knox County
Corryton is in Knox County
      Knox County (240)  
      Anderson County (94)  
      Blount County (68)  
      Grainger County (18)  
      Jefferson County (44)  
      Loudon County (24)  
      Roane County (49)  
      Sevier County (111)  
      Union County (8)  
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1 Tennessee, Knox County, Corryton — 1E 61 — George Mann
This Revolutionary veteran and homesteader was the last man killed by Indians in Knox County. On the night of May 25, 1795, investigating a noise in the barn, he was ambushed and slain. The Indians later attempted to force entrance into the home; . . . Map (db m151537) HM
2 Tennessee, Knox County, Corryton — 1E 41 — Nicholas Gibbs
Born in Germany in 1733, he served in the French and Indian War, later in the Revolution. He took up a homestead of 450 acres here in 1792 and built the log cabin which stands about 1/2 mile east. A member of Knox County's first court, he died in . . . Map (db m33074) HM
3 Tennessee, Knox County, Corryton — 1E 107 — Nicholas Gibbs Homestead
Nicholas Gibbs, a prominent Knox County Pioneer homesteaded 450 acres here in 1792 and built this hewed log house approximately one year later. It remained in the Gibbs family until 1971. The Nicholas Gibbs Historical Society purchased the house in . . . Map (db m32945) HM
4 Tennessee, Knox County, Corryton — 1E 35 — Sawyer's Fort
On this site, about 1785, Col. John Sawyer, a soldier of the Revolution, built a homestead and fort for protection against Indians. Emory Road, which ran Southwest to the Clinch River in 1788, passed through here.Map (db m82198) HM
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Mar. 2, 2024