Wear's Fort

Wear's Fort (HMB8N)

Location: Pigeon Forge, TN 37863 Sevier County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 48.405', W 83° 34.655'

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Col. Samuel Wear settled near the Mouth of Waldens Creek in 1783. He fought at Kings Mountain and later in Indian Wars, was first county court clerk of Sevier County, State of Franklin, and held the same office later under the territorial government and the State of Tennessee.
HM NumberHMB8N
Historical PeriodColonial
Historical PlaceFort
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Marker Number1C 16
Year Placed2014
Placed ByTennessee Historical commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 6:40pm PDT -07:00
Photo Credits: [1] PIGEONFORGEIYVC  
Locationbig map
Directions InformationLocated at 2526 Parkway next to trolley stop.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 267098 N 3965580
Decimal Degrees35.80675000, -83.57758333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 48.405', W 83° 34.655'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 48' 24.3000" N, 83° 34' 39.3000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)865
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2494-2510 TN-71, Pigeon Forge TN 37863, US
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