Island Road

Island Road (HMW0J)

Location: Blountville, TN 37617 Sullivan County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 33.436', W 82° 20.434'

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Oldest Wagon Road in Tennessee

— America's First Road to the Southwest —

This military road from Chilhowee, Va. to present day Kingsport was completed September 1791 by Major Andrew Lewis under command of Col. Adam Stephen. Upon reaching the Long Island of the Holston, the militia erected Fort Robinson to treat for peace with Cherokees.
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HM NumberHMW0J
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Marker Number1A 99
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 9:25am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 380030 N 4046596
Decimal Degrees36.55726667, -82.34056667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 33.436', W 82° 20.434'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 33' 26.16" N, 82° 20' 26.04" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 800-904 TN-394, Blountville TN 37617, US
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