Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Old Stage Road

Marker ID: THC 1B 35
Location: U.S. 11E, Hamblen County, between Russellville and Whitesburg
County: Hamblen
Waymark: None


This road was an important artery of transportation between Washington and the western frontier. From Abingdon, Virginia, to White's Fort, later Knoxville, it followed an ancient Indian trail, tributary to the Great War and Trading Path. Its trace can be easily located from the highway at many places.