Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Campbell Station



Marker ID: THC 1E 7
Location: on Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 35° 52.843    W 084° 9.708
  35.88071666    -84.1618
Style: Free Standing **
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None
 



Text:

This house marks the site of the station established in 1787 by Col. David Campbell as a frontier fort for protection against Indian attacks. On the main highway to the west it was an important trading post and stopping place for travelers and stock drove