Gamble's Station - 1E48 - Walland, TN
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N 35° 43.726 W 083° 49.049
17S E 245167 N 3957525
Quick Description: Gamble's Station Historical Marker - Walland, TN
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 8/25/2011 7:31:39 AM
Waymark Code: WMCDFW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
Views: 11

Long Description:
Marker Text:
A mile north, on Little River, Josias Gamble built a fort in 1740. Gov. William Blount came here in 1790, to pacify and disperse a gathering of settlers about to attack the Indians to recover stolen horses. The fort was never attacked, but was a frequent haven for Cove settlers during Indian attacks.
Marker Name: Gamble's Station

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Fort

Marker Number: 1E 48

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

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