Directions: From junction of TN 58 and TN 60 near Georgetown, follow TN 60-W approximately 7 miles.
A company of the 5th Tennessee Infantry Regiment was stationed for over a year at the ferry to guard the mouth of the Hiwassee River. The war’s official records note a skirmish at Blythe’s Ferry on November 13, 1863. During an artillery duel on that date, Company A, 1st Ohio Light Artillery of the Union forces suffered one heavily wounded casualty. A great deal of corn was stored on Jolly’s Island adjacent to the ford which, since both sides were short of forage and flour, was highly desired by Union and Confederate armies alike.
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NATIVE AMERICAN TRAIL
This trail will highlight sites and stories relating to Native American history of this region.
CIVIL WAR TRAIL
Follow this trail to some of the most compelling places in Tennessee's history.
ARTISTS AND FINE CRAFTER'S TRAIL
A shopping guide to local arts and fine crafts.
PIE IN THE SKY TRAIL
Discover the peaks and valleys of Southeast Tennessee
Explore the rails, trails and roads of Southeast Tennessee.
SEQUATCHIE VALLEY BYWAY
Enjoy the scenic vistas and natural, cultural, historical, and recreational points.