Historic Markers Across Tennessee

McNair's Stand

Marker ID: THC 2A 40
Location: 871 Busted Rock Rd, Old Fort, TN
County: Polk
Coordinates: N 35° 0.31    W 084° 44.047
  35.00516666    -84.73411666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


100 yards NW, David McNair, Scotch pioneer who married Delilah Vann, daughter of a Cherokee chief, built a home about 1800 near a grove which was a Cherokee council ground and terminus of the Ocoee-Conasauga portage. He commanded a company in Morgan’s Cherokee Regiment, War of 1812. he and his wife are buried in a plot near the site of the house.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.