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Old Dutch Settlement - 1C 31
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 35° 54.604 W 083° 22.509
17S E 285671 N 3976580
Quick Description: Marker to note an early settlement in region.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 1/29/2012 4:39:58 PM
Waymark Code: WMDM5Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 11

Long Description:
The historical marker reads:
Here was an early German settlement. First settlers were Jacob Derrick, Jacob Bird, and Adam Fox. A fort stood on Derrick's land nearby. Mark Fox was killed by Indians on Muddy Creek, 1787; he was buried in Fox Cemetery. An early Lutheran church is believed to have been near the cemetery.

Located just south of US411 (Newport Highway) to the east of Sevierville at an old cemetery.

Marker Name: Old Dutch Settlement

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number: 1C 31

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

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