The Boat Yard

The Boat Yard (HM1BK6)

Location: Kingsport, TN 37660 Sullivan County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 33.05', W 82° 35.683'

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To the south, along the banks of the Holston River, a famous gateway to the West, the Boat Yard had a major role in the history of the South. It was the head of navigation on the Holston from 1768 to 1850, and important commercial port and the point of departure for travelers and emigrants.
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HM NumberHM1BK6
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Marker Number1A 4
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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7 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 6:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 357272 N 4046229
Decimal Degrees36.55083333, -82.59471667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 33.05', W 82° 35.683'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 33' 3.00" N, 82° 35' 40.98" W
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Area Code(s)423, 615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 200-298 Kingsport Greenbelt, Kingsport TN 37660, US
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Paint is faded and chipped in places

Oct 13, 2018 at 6:06pm PDT by genephillips

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