Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Menifee Station



Marker ID: THC 1E 39
Location: on Clinton Hwy (US 25W) at W Emory Rd., Powell, TN
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 36° 01.123    W 084° 03.1
  36.01871666    -84.05166666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3YC0
 



Text:

John Menifee built a fort here in 1787. It served for many years as a meeting place, and a protection for outlying settlers against Indian attacks.


Tennessee Historical Commission