— Civil War supply boats challenged the treacherous narrows here —The mighty Tennessee River extends 652 miles from its source near Knoxville to its confluence with the Ohio River at Paducah, Kentucky. During the Civil War the river was a natural highway through this region, but sections of rapids were impassable for large vessels.
|Placed By||Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 10:44pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 648803 N 3887526|
|Decimal Degrees||35.11960000, -85.36700000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 7.176', W 85° 22.02'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 7' 10.56" N, 85° 22' 1.20" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1300 Cumberland Trail, Signal Mountain TN 37377, US|
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