Col. Benjamin Cleveland

Col. Benjamin Cleveland (HM21HI)

Location: Cleveland, TN 37311 Bradley County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 9.508', W 84° 52.36'

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Benjamin 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.
HM NumberHM21HI
Year Placed2013
Placed ByCol. Benj. Cleveland Chapter TNSSAR
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Date Added Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 693762 N 3892688
Decimal Degrees35.15846667, -84.87266667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 9.508', W 84° 52.36'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 9' 30.48" N, 84° 52' 21.6" W
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Area Code(s)423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 220 1st St NE, Cleveland TN 37311, US
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