Surgoinsville and the WarLand, timber, and commercial opportunities drew settlers here to the banks of the Holston River. As the Civil War approached, the river's importance in the Tennessee Valley made it a contested transportation route. Hawkins County residents mostly voted against secession, but pockets of Confederate support existed.
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|Placed By||Tennesse Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, September 12th, 2016 at 5:03pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 334122 N 4037488|
|Decimal Degrees||36.46833333, -82.85138333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 28.1', W 82° 51.083'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 28' 6" N, 82° 51' 4.98" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1702 Main St, Surgoinsville TN 37873, US|
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