Historic Bristol Marker, K-43

Evan Shelby, noted Indian fighter, settled here about 1765 on a tract called "Sapling Grove". His home was a neighborhood fort, the refuge of settlers in Indian attacks. Bristol grew around this place and became an early railroad center.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1927
Region: Southwest Region
Geographic Location: Bristol
Physical Description of Location: Bristol, TN 37620. Located at the intersection of Hwy 421 and State Street (Rt. 34).
GPS Location: 36.595082,-82.180493
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