Cox Mill

Cox Mill (HM1L3X)

Location: New Market, TN 37820 Jefferson County
Country: United States of America
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N 36° 9.394', W 83° 31.557'

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ca. 1792

A Revolutionary War veteran wounded at the Battle of King's Mountain on October 1, 1780, William Cox Sr. built Cox Mill, a grist mill, on this site about 1792. He was an "Overmountain Man" living in Watauga in 1775. As a delegate from Washington County to the constitutional convention at Joneborough in 1784, he voted for the formation of the State of Franklin. He was appointed Jefferson County Magistrate by Governor William Blount in 1792 and by Governor John Sevier in 1796. Cox Mill was in continuous operation for over 150 years and also served as a post office from 1848 to 1901.
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HM NumberHM1L3X
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Marker Number1E 123
Year Placed2014
Placed ByTennesse Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, June 15th, 2015 at 6:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 272770 N 4004270
Decimal Degrees36.15656667, -83.52595000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 9.394', W 83° 31.557'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 9' 23.64" N, 83° 31' 33.42" W
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Area Code(s)865
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1240 Fielden Store Rd, New Market TN 37820, US
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