Tennessee / Kentucky Historical

Tennessee / Kentucky Historical (HM1XJF)

Location: Portland, TN 37148 Sumner County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 38.009', W 86° 33.827'

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Tennessee

Sumner County


Established 1796 named in honor of Major Gen. Jethro Sumner. Officer in French and Indian War. Served in defense of Charleston, 1776; in the Battles of Brandywine and Germantown; and in the Army at Valley Forge. His last service was in the defense of North Carolina against Cornwallis.

Kentucky


An Iroquois word meaning Meadow Land. It was visited by Indian tribes from as far west as the Rocky Mountains before 1750. The first white settlement was at Harrodsburg in 1774. Kentucky was the second district west of the Alleghenies to be settled and the first (1792) to become a state.
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HM NumberHM1XJF
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Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, March 27th, 2017 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)31N E 166021 N 0
Decimal Degrees36.63348333, -86.56378333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 38.009', W 86° 33.827'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 38' 0.54" N, 86° 33' 49.62" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)615
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 104-108 TN-259, Portland TN 37148, US
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