TN-1C-16 Wears Fort

Marker text: TN-1C-16 Wear's Fort

Col. Samuel Wear settled near the mouth of Walden's Creek in 1783. He fought at King's Mountain and later in Indian Wars, was first county court clerk of Sevier County, State of Franklin, and held the same office later under the territorial government and the State of Tennessee.

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