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The Boat Yard - 1A 4 - Kingsport, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 36° 33.058 W 082° 35.679
17S E 357278 N 4046244
Quick Description: The Boatyard was a gateway to the west on the Holston River
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 9/19/2008 5:33:24 PM
Waymark Code: WM4QAM
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 15

Long Description:
Sign text:
To the south, along the banks of the Holston River, a famous gateway to the West, the Boat Yatd had a major rle in the history of the South. It was the head of navigation on the Holston from 1768 to 1850, an important commercial port and the point of departure for travelers and emigrants.

Sign is located along Netherland Inn Read near the intersection of Ridgefields Road. Park at the Greenbelt lot.
Marker Name: The Boat Yard

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Building

Marker Number: 1A 4

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

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