Evan Shelby

Evan Shelby (HMF7G)

Location: Bristol, VA 37620
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 35.68', W 82° 10.659'

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Born in Wales, 1719, he came here about 1771. A veteran of Braddock's Campaign and Lord Dunmore's War, he commanded a successful expedition against the Chickamauga towns, 1779. Member of the North Carolina State Senate, 1781, and brigadier general of militia, 1786, he declined governorship of the State of Franklin, 1787. He died Dec.4,1794, and is buried in East Hill Cemetery.
HM NumberHMF7G
Marker Number1A 65
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 4:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 394661 N 4050554
Decimal Degrees36.59466667, -82.17765000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 35.68', W 82° 10.659'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 35' 40.80" N, 82° 10' 39.54" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-118 State St, Bristol VA 37620, US
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