Historic Markers Across Tennessee



David Glasgow Farragut ~ 1801-1870



Marker ID: THC 1E 97
Location: at the intersection of Kingston Pike and Lendon Welch Way, Knoxville, TN
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 35° 53.071    W 084° 9.212
  35.88451666    -84.15353333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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A native of Stony Point (Low's Ferry) David Farragut moved to New Orleans at the age of three. At the age of ten, he began a career with the U.S. Navy; ca. 1827, pioneered a school for seamen; 1841, improved hoisting machinery for ammunition; 1850-2, wro


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More information:
Naval History & Heritage: Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, US Navy
Wikipedia: