Joseph Vann's Town

Joseph Vann's Town (HM2ES)

Location: Harrison, TN 37341 Hamilton County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 8.726', W 85° 6.723'

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About ½ mile N of here, a Chickamauga village was destroyed by Evan Shelby's punitive expedition of 1779. Following his expulsion from Georgia, this wealthy Cherokee chief built a homestead here, with three racetracks, about which a new village grew up. It was abandoned at the Cherokee expulsion of 1838. Vann's house stood until 1900.
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HM NumberHM2ES
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Marker Number2A 38
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 4:26am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 671983 N 3890802
Decimal Degrees35.14543333, -85.11205000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 8.726', W 85° 6.723'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 8' 43.56" N, 85° 6' 43.38" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6787 State Hwy 58, Harrison TN 37341, US
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