Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Rodgers' Tavern

Marker ID: THC 2E 38
Location: on Rock Island Rd. at Great Falls Rd., Rock Island, TN
County: Warren
Coordinates: N 35° 47.544    W 085° 36.788
  35.7924    -85.61313333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMCXQE


This tavern on the Kentucky – Alabama Road was established by John D. Rodger, veteran of the War of 1812 and of Jackson’s Florida Campaign. He also operated Rodger’s Ferry, 0.4 miles northeast, opposite the island which gave this town its name.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission