Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Cavett's Station

Marker ID: THC 1E 31
Location: 8375 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 35° 55.389    W 084° 3.515
  35.92315    -84.05858333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


About 1/2 mile north was this early fortified settlement. Here on Sept 25, 1793, Alexander Cavett and 12 other settlers were massacred by a Cherokee war party under Doublehead, one of the more savage chiefs of the tribe.

Erected by Tennessee Historical