Historic Markers Across Tennessee



The Warford



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Location: on River Street, on the left when traveling east, Newport, TN
County: Cocke
Coordinates: N 35° 58.051    W 083° 10.834
  35.96751666    -83.18056666
Waymark: None
 



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The Warford



The Great War Path of the Cherokees forded this river just west of this spot. It was the main route linking the Watauga and Chickmauga settlements.