Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Bean Station

Marker ID: THC 1B 7
Location: U.S. 11W, Grainger County, 8 miles east of Rutledge
County: Grainger
Waymark: None


About 1/4 mile E. and now under water, was Bean Station, settled by Jesse and Robert Bean in 1776 at junction of Knoxville-Abingdon Highway and Kentucky Stock Road from Cumberland Gap. Used by westbound travelers and eastbound stock drovers. Here was Whit