1759-1837The 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.
|Placed By||Tennesse Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, January 22nd, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 299072 N 4006289|
|Decimal Degrees||36.18056667, -83.23430000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 10.834', W 83° 14.058'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 10' 50.04" N, 83° 14' 3.48" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||423, 865|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling North|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near TN-160, Morristown TN 37813, US|
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