Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Fort Loudon



Marker ID: THC 1F 5
Location: On TN 360 at Fort Loudon Rd., Vonore, TN
County: Monroe
Coordinates: N 35° 35.109    W 084° 13.223
  35.58515    -84.22038333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2GRM
 



Text:

One mile east is a replica of this fort, built 1756 - 57 by South Carolina provincial troops to check the French and strengthen the English influence in the Mississippi Valley. It was besieged by the Cherokee and surrendered August 7, 1760.

Tennessee Historical Commission