Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Southwest Point

Marker ID: THC 1F 7
Location: On West Race St. at Patton Ferry St., Kingston, TN
County: Roane
Coordinates: N 35° 52.528    W 084° 31.305
  35.87546666    -84.52175
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM28ZB


On the hill to the S.W., a fort was built in 1791 - 92, and garrisoned by the regular Army. It was a noted place on the frontier, visited by many travelers and emigrants.