Casper Mansker 1746-1820
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bat-Bubba
N 36° 19.262 W 086° 42.805
16S E 525723 N 4019594
Quick Description: Casper Mansker Historical Marker
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 6/19/2008 4:24:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM40R4
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Better Half
Views: 25

Long Description:
Two blocks west is the grave of this renowned frontiersman and Goodlettsville's first citizen. Coming first to the Cumberland Settlements in 1770, he returned in 1780 and built his fort one-half mile north on Mansker's Creek. He repeatedly fought marauding Indians to protect the first white settlers of this region and was made a colonel in the frontier militia. He lived the remainder of his life at his fort which was called Mansker's Station.
Marker Name: Casper Mansker 1746-1820

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number: 3B 23

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


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