Williams' Island

Williams' Island (HM90J)

Location: Chattanooga, TN 37405 Hamilton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 5.135', W 85° 19.595'

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Named for a pioneer occupant, occupant, this island was the site of an Indian village and probably of an 18th Century French trading post. Here, on May 31, 1862, JamesJ. Andrews, leader of the Andrews Raid, was captured following his escape from jail in Chattanooga. He was hanged in Atlanta, June 7.
HM NumberHM90J
Marker Number2A 65
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 5:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 652550 N 3883814
Decimal Degrees35.08558333, -85.32658333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 5.135', W 85° 19.595'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 5' 8.10" N, 85° 19' 35.70" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201-211 Signal Mountain Rd, Chattanooga TN 37405, US
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