Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge (HMBA7)

Location: Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 Sevier County
Country: United States of America

N 35° 46.563', W 83° 32.627'

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About 3/4 mile southeast, Isaac Love operated a forge on the site of the flour mill on Pigeon River in 1820, making bar iron. One came from an ore bank about 3 miles east, later, pig-iron came from Sweden Furnace, 5 miles east. Forge hammer and fittings are nearby.
Details
HM NumberHMBA7
Tags
Historical PeriodColonial
Historical PlaceSmall Business, Town
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Marker Number1C-17
Year Placed2014
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
Marker Condition
4 out of 10 (2 reports)
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 2:01am PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] PIGEONFORGEIYVC  
Locationbig map
Directions InformationLocated at 4030 Parkway in median. Please be careful if crossing street as there is no walkways.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 270064 N 3962094
Decimal Degrees35.77605000, -83.54378333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 46.563', W 83° 32.627'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 46' 33.7800" N, 83° 32' 37.6200" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)865
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?Yes
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3998-4022 TN-71, Pigeon Forge TN 37863, US
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Address is 4030 Parkway.

Jun 21, 2016 at 9:00am PDT by pigeonforgeiyvc

I Saw The Marker

Marker is in middle of Parkway. Hard to reach per no crosswalk.

Jun 21, 2016 at 8:58am PDT by pigeonforgeiyvc

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