The Ephraim Bales Place

The Ephraim Bales Place (HMDG8)

Location: Gatlinburg, TN 37738 Sevier County
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Country: United States of America
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N 35° 42.441', W 83° 28.289'

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It would be difficult to find a better place to imagine mountain life than this. Picture yourself growing up here as one of Ephraim and Minerva Bales' nine children. Look around. This was your world. Imagine yourself and 10 others living in this small cabin.Ephraim Bales owned 72 acres here. He farmed 30; the rest remained wooded. This was like many farms along the Roaring Fork, where families scratched a hard living from a very rocky land.
HM NumberHMDG8
Placed ByNational Park Service U.S. Department of the Interior
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Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 4:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 276408 N 3954305
Decimal Degrees35.70735000, -83.47148333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 42.441', W 83° 28.289'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 42' 26.46" N, 83° 28' 17.34" W
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Area Code(s)865
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 815 Roaring Fork Motor Nature Trail, Gatlinburg TN 37738, US
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