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The Hickory Cove - Hawkins County, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
N 36° 27.847 W 082° 58.535
17S E 322984 N 4037241
Quick Description: This historic marker is located on Route 70 in rural Hawkins County, Tennessee.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 5/3/2008 4:43:50 PM
Waymark Code: WM3Q52
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Better Half
Views: 31

Long Description:

HE HICKORY COVE


This hill-locked body of land was discovered in 1774 by Castleton Brooks, one-time Long Hunter, who settled here in 1775 and was killed by Indians in 1777. A fort was here in 1775, under the command of Capt. Robert Kyle.

Marker Name: The Hickory Cove

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Fort

Marker Number: 1B - 26

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission


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