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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1TJ_trail-of-tears_Spencer-TN.html
On October 20, 1837, B. B. Cannon with a group of 365 treaty party Cherokees camped near here on their way to the Indian Territory in present-day Oklahoma. Rainey's Turnpike crossed here at the old John Fleming farm and in 1838 was one route used …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1TI_gilbert-gaul-civil-war-painter_Spencer-TN.html
Just south of here was the studio of Gilbert Gaul, one of the best painters of American Civil War scenes. After being elected the youngest member of the National Academy of design in 1882, his "Holding the Line at all Hazards" won an Academey Gold…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1L7_griggs-hall_Nashville-TN.html
Built in 1925, Griggs Hall is the original building on the American Baptist Theological Seminary campus, now American Baptist College. It was named for father and son, Drs. Allen R. and Sutton E. Griggs. In 1901, the younger Griggs founded and ope…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1L4_first-long-hunters_Goodlettsville-TN.html
1765, Henry Skaggs, his brothers, Charles and Richard, and Joseph Drake and a group of other long hunters were the first Anglo-Saxons to explore this area. They made their campsite at Mansker's Lick, opening the doorway for the future settlement o…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1KB_overmountain-men_Bryson-City-TN.html
Appalachian Trail, Yellow Mountain Gap. Yellow Mountain Gap is the junction of the Appalachian Trail and Historic Bright's Trace, route used by the "Overmountain Men" to cross the mountain enroute to the Revolutionary War battle at King's Mountain…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1KA_rockefeller-memorial_Bryson-City-TN.html
For the permanent enjoyment of the people. This park was given one-half by the peoples and states of North Carolina and Tennessee and by the United States of America, and one-half in memory of Laura Spelman Rockefeller by the Laura Spelman Rockefe…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1JJ_the-memphis-home-of-w-c-handy_Memphis-TN.html
Musician · Composer · Publisher. 1873-1958. Father of the Blues. In this house was born Memphis Blues, St. Louis Blues, Beale Street Blues and other great songs. This house was moved here from 659 Janette Street in 1983 and restored …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM15E_national-soldiers-home_Johnson-City-TN.html
Approved by an Act of Congress on Jan. 28, 1901, the Mountain Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers was created through the work of Tennessee Congressman Walter P. Brownlow (1851-1910). Known locally as Mountain Home, the ori…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM120_manskers-first-fort_Goodlettsville-TN.html
Here on west bank of the creek that he discovered in 1772, Kasper Mansker and other first settlers built a log fort in 1779. John Donelson's family fled here in 1780 for safety from Indians. Mansker abandoned the fort in 1781 and moved to Fort Nas…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM11Z_william-bowen-house_Goodlettsville-TN.html
Near Mansker's Creek stands a rare example of Federal architecture built by Capt. William Bowen and Mary Henley Russell. Bowen, an early pioneer and Indian fighter had served in the French & Indian and Revolutionary wars before moving his family t…