1738-1806Benjamin Cleveland was born in Virginia, later served in the North Carolina House of Commons and led the Wilkes County militia at the Battle of Kings' Mountain on October 7, 1780. This battle was considered a turning point of the American Revolution in the South. On January 20, 1838 the Tennessee State legislature designated the settlement at Taylor's Place as the county seat of Bradley County and named it Cleveland in honor of Col. Benjamin Cleveland.
|Placed By||Col. Benj. Cleveland Chapter TNSSAR|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 693762 N 3892688|
|Decimal Degrees||35.15846667, -84.87266667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 9.508', W 84° 52.36'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 9' 30.48" N, 84° 52' 21.6" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 220 1st St NE, Cleveland TN 37311, US|
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