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Blythe Ferry

Photo 

File:Blythe-ferry-site-tn1.jpg

Photo taken by Brian Stansberry

License: Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY)

View this photo at en.m.wikipedia.org

BH Photo #276450

Map 

Street Views 

Facts 

Overview
Lost Ferry across Tennessee River on Ferry
Location
Rhea County, Tennessee, and Meigs County, Tennessee
Status
Replaced by Highway 60 bridge; Historical markers in place
History
Built 1808; used on Trail of Tears 1838; Replaced by bridge 1994
Builder
- William Blythe (Architect)
Design
Ferry crossing
Recognition
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 5, 1983
Approximate latitude, longitude
+35.41398, -85.01140   (decimal degrees)
35°24'50" N, 85°00'41" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/680556/3920769 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Graysville
Inventory numbers
NRHP 83003055 (National Register of Historic Places reference number)
BH 59995 (Bridgehunter.com ID)

Update Log 

  • March 1, 2014: Added by Dave King

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