Rice's Mill

Rice's Mill (HM1Q8X)

Location: Church Hill, TN 37642 Hawkins County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 31.185', W 82° 44.679'

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On the site of this mill, Henry Rice built and fortified a mill in 1775. Here, in 1776, the settlers took refuge from warring Cherokee. In April, 1777, Capt. James Robertson and eight other pioneers had a fight with 30 or 40 Cherokee near here, in which Frederick Calvatt was scalped.
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HM NumberHM1Q8X
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Marker Number1B 16
Placed ByTennesse Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, December 30th, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 343789 N 4043014
Decimal Degrees36.51975000, -82.74465000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 31.185', W 82° 44.679'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 31' 11.1" N, 82° 44' 40.74" W
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Area Code(s)423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 826 W Main Blvd, Church Hill TN 37642, US
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