Rhea County / Bledsoe County

Rhea County / Bledsoe County (HM178N)

Location: Washington, TN 20012 Bledsoe County
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N 35° 34.194', W 85° 6.481'

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Rhea County
Established 1807; named in honor of
John Rhea
Revolutionary veteran, who fought at King's Mountain. Delegate to the North Carolina Convention which ratified the U.S. Constitution; member of the Tennessee Constitutional Convention, 1796. State House of Representatives, 1796-97 & of the U.S. House of Representatives, 1803-15 & 1817-23. One of the early leaders in higher education.

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Bledsoe County
Established 1807: named in honor of
Anthony Bledsoe

Captain in the Colonial Army from Virginia, major in the Revolutionary Army and a colonel of Tennessee militia. One of the first settlers of Sumner County, he was killed near his home by Indians in 1789.
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HM NumberHM178N
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Marker Number2B8
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 11:24am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 671451 N 3937892
Decimal Degrees35.56990000, -85.10801667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 34.194', W 85° 6.481'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 34' 11.64" N, 85° 6' 28.86" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)202
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 6625-6645 Rice Rd, Washington TN 20012, US
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