Evan Shelby's Fort

Evan Shelby's Fort (HMUUG)

Location: Bristol, TN 37620 Sullivan County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 35.628', W 82° 11.105'

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This fort was erected on high ground about two blocks south, in 1771, for protection of the pioneer settlers. From it went forces to the battles of Point Pleasant, Long Island Flats and Chickamauga Towns. Here also occurred the preliminary planning for the King's Mountain expedition, culminating in the successful battle of Oct. 7, 1780.
Marker Number1A 64
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 11:09am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 393995 N 4050466
Decimal Degrees36.59380000, -82.18508333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 35.628', W 82° 11.105'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 35' 37.68" N, 82° 11' 6.30" W
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Area Code(s)423
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 636 Shelby St, Bristol TN 37620, US
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