Fort Loudoun (1756-1760)Fort Loudoun played a significant role in helping Great Britain secure the trans-Appalachian region from France during the Seven Years War, or as it is known in America, the French and Indian War. As the first planned British fort in the "Overhill" country, Fort Loudoun, for a while helped ally the powerful Cherokee Nation to the English cause and block further French penetration of the area from the west.
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|Date Added||Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 11:57am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||16S E 753091 N 3942711|
|Decimal Degrees||35.59580000, -84.20640000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 35.748', W 84° 12.384'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 35' 44.88" N, 84° 12' 23.04" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 441-499 Fort Loudon Rd, Vonore TN 37885, US|
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