The Halfway House

The Halfway House (HM21I3)

Location: Reliance, TN 37369 Polk County
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N 35° 6.704', W 84° 34.3'

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From the construction of the "Copper Road" from Ducktown to Cleveland in 1853 until the coming of a railroad to Ducktown, this was the midpoint of the two-day wagon haul. Wagoners camped near the inn at the mouth of Greasy Creek. Four-mule teams were usual, but teams of six or eight were occasional. The load limit was 500 pounds of copper per animal in the team.
HM NumberHM21I3
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 7th, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 721310 N 3888132
Decimal Degrees35.11173333, -84.57166667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 6.704', W 84° 34.3'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 6' 42.24" N, 84° 34' 18" W
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Area Code(s)423
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-64, Reliance TN 37369, US
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