Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Shield's Station



Marker ID: THC 1B 57
Location: U.S. 11W, Grainger County, at Blaine
County: Grainger
Coordinates: N 36° 9.867    W 083° 41.75
  36.16445    -83.69583333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

As early as 1792 this was the property of James McDaniel who was killed near here by Indians. After 1833 a stagecoach stop was maintained here by Dr. Samuel Shields. For many years the house was a residence, as well as a post office, store, and medical di