James McMahan

James McMahan (HMB69)

Location: Pigeon Forge, TN 37862 Sevier County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 52.131', W 83° 33.9'

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1750 -1831

First Register of deeds of Sevier County, Tennessee, in 1796, James McMahan set aside the original twenty-five acres for the creation of the township at "The Forks of The Little Pigeon" in 1795. An immigrant from Ireland, McMahan was married to Rachel Calvert (1770-1840), a descendant of George Calvert, Lord of Baltimore, They made Sevier County their home, rearing their thirteen children on their vast farmland along the east prong of the Little Pigeon River including this site of Sevierville's Public Square.
HM NumberHMB69
Year Placed1986
Placed BySevier Museum of History and Art
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 2:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 268416 N 3972440
Decimal Degrees35.86885000, -83.56500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 52.131', W 83° 33.9'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 52' 7.86" N, 83° 33' 54.00" W
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Area Code(s)865
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 E Main St, Pigeon Forge TN 37862, US
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