Bledsoe's Fort and Monument

Bledsoe's Fort and Monument (HM1AOF)

Location: Castalian Springs, TN 37031 Sumner County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 23.814', W 86° 19.138'

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1/10 mile N.W. is Bledsoe monument, marking gravesites of Revolutionary War veterans Anthony and brother Isaac, long hunters and early explorers in this area. Among early settlers in this region both were active in the civil and military life of the early south-west. About 200 yards west was is site of Isaac's fort, known Bledsoe's built in 1783,used by nearby families during Indian attacks. Both were slain by Indians in the fort vicinity.
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HM NumberHM1AOF
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Marker Number3B 38
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 5:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 561071 N 4028187
Decimal Degrees36.39690000, -86.31896667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 23.814', W 86° 19.138'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 23' 48.84" N, 86° 19' 8.28" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2968 Hartsville Pike, Castalian Springs TN 37031, US
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