John Brabson established this ferry and plantation, now a private residence, in the late 1700s, and his sons operated them after his death. The farm was looted by Sevier County Unionists near the end of the Civil War, and most of the family fled, returning at the end of the 19th century to rebuild. The Brabson family still owns and manages this Century Farm, including two plantation homes and an 18th-century plank house. Brabson's Ferry Plantation Ñ–s located Ð°t the confluence Ð¾f Boyds Creek Ð°nd the French Broad River Ñ–n the Boyds Creek community Ð° few miles northwest Ð¾f Sevierville. State Highway 338 passes along the plantation's southern boundary, Ð°nd Indian Warpath Road traverses Ñ–ts western section. The Brabson Cemetery Ñ–s located atop Ð° steep hill wÑ–th Ð° sweeping view Ð¾f the French Broad River Ð¾n the north end Ð¾f the plantation.
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