Colonel Robert McFarland

Colonel Robert McFarland (HM1IWS)

Location: Morristown, TN 37813 Hamblen County
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N 36° 10.834', W 83° 14.058'

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The homesite and grave of Revolutionary War officer, Colonel Robert McFarland, is located two miles north at Springvale. Born i 1759 in Orange County, North Carolina, he served in the Virginia Militia from 1776 to 1781. In 1783, McFarland moved from Washington County, Virginia to Greene County, North Carolina, now Greene County, Tennessee. He became the first sheriff of Jefferson County, part of which is now Hamblen County, Tennessee.
Marker Number1B65
Placed ByTennesse Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 299072 N 4006289
Decimal Degrees36.18056667, -83.23430000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 10.834', W 83° 14.058'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 10' 50.04" N, 83° 14' 3.48" W
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Area Code(s)423, 865
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near TN-160, Morristown TN 37813, US
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