Sullivan County (082)

Historic Markers Across Tennessee

 

Sullivan County was created on 1779.

The county seat is in Blountville, TN.,
and the county is 413 sq mi Square Miles in area.

The State Division number is 1 and the County Group is A.



  Click here to visit the Sullivan county home page.

  FIPS Code: 47163

  Information about Sullivan County, Tennessee, from Wikipedia.

  US Census Quick Facts about Sullivan County.

 

There are 72 Historic Markers in Sullivan County.

Acuff Chapel   -   THC 1A 51
  on Memorial Boulevard (State Road 126) 0.7 miles west of Barr Road, Blountville, TN        

Anderson Townhouse   -    
  Tennessee 126 west of Church St., Blountville, TN        

Avery Treaty   -   THC 1A 38
  TN 81, Sullivan County, on Long Island about 0.25 miles west of Holston River Bridge        

Bank Of Kingsport   -    
  111 Broad St., Kingsport, TN        

Battle of Blountville   -   THC 1A 124
  3411 Highway 126, Blountville, TN        

Battle of Blountville - "…the best portion of the town was destroyed"   -    
  Sullivan County Courthouse, 3425 Tennessee 126, Blountville, TN        

Battle of Blountville - Confederate Position   -    
  on Franklin Drive 0.1 miles east of Tennessee Route 394, Blountville, TN        

Battle of Blountville - Federal Guns on Cemetery Hill   -    
  on Blountville Cemetery Road 0.1 miles north of County Hill Rd, Blountville, TN        

Battle of Island Flats   -   THC 1A 3
  U.S. 23, Sullivan County, in Kingsport, east suburbs        

Battle of Island Flats First Skirmish   -   THC 1A 94
  Sullivan County, in Kingsport, Memorial Boulevard        

Battle of Kingsport   -    
  intersection of Netherland Inn Road and Riverwoods Place, Kingsport, TN        

Battle of Kingsport   -    
  intersection of Netherland Inn Road and Riverwoods Place, Kingsport, TN        

Birthplace of Bristol   -   THC 1A 137
  at the intersection of State Street and Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., Bristol, TN        

Birthplace of Country Music   -    
  810 State Street, Bristol, TN        

Bluff City   -   THC 1A 66
  at the intersection of Bluff City Highway (State Highway 44) and Fleming Drive on Bluff City Highway, Bluff City, TN        

Bristol Sessions   -   THC 1A 140
  at the intersection of State Street (Tennessee Route 34) and Edgemont Ave., Bristol, TN        

Carter's Raid   -   THC 1A 77
  .S. 11E, Sullivan County, in Bluff City, near Holston River        

Carter's Raid ~ Dec. 30, 1862   -   THC 1A 76
  U.S. 11W, Sullivan County, in Blountville, at TN 37        

Church Circle   -    
  497 Broad St., Kingsport, TN        

Confederate Hospital   -    
  On State St at the RR crossing, Bristol, TN        

Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail   -    
  on Netherland Inn Rd west of Ridgefields Rd, Kingsport, TN        

Donelson Flotilla   -   THC 1A 98
  TN 93, Sullivan County, in Kingsport, North Wilcox Drive        

Double Springs   -   THC 1A 97
  Sullivan County, north side of I-81 near Washington County line        

Douglass High School (1926-1966)   -   THC 1A 143
  301 Louis St, Kingsport, TN        

East Hill Cemetery   -    
  on East Hill Cemetery Dr north of East State St, Bristol, TN        

Eaton's Fort   -   THC 1A 36
  U.S. 11W, Sullivan County, 9 miles southwest of Blountville        

Edward Cox Home   -   THC 1A 68
  at the intersection of Bluff City Highway (State Highway 390) and Salls Road on Bluff City Highway, Bluff City, TN        

Evan Shelby   -   THC 1A 65
  102 State Street, Bristol, TN        

Evan Shelby's Fort   -   THC 1A 64
  at the intersection of 7th Street and Shelby Street, Bristol, TN        

Federal Underground Route   -   THC 1A 83
  U.S. 23, Sullivan County, between Virginia line and Morrison City        

Federal Underground Route   -   THC 1A 84
  U.S. 23, Sullivan County, south of the Holston River        

First Ironworks   -   THC 1A 37
  on Volunteer Parkway (U.S. 11E), Bristol, TN        

Flootboat "Adventure" December 22, 1779   -    
  in Centennial Boat Yard Park, on Netherland Inn Rd west of Ridgefields Rd, Kingsport TN        

Fort Patrick Henry   -   THC 1A 41
  TN 93, Sullivan County, on the John B. Dennis Highway        

Founder of Bristol   -    
  in East Hill Cemetery, Bristol, TN        

Great Indian Warrior Trading Path   -    
  in Warriors Path State Park on Duck Island, Kingsport, TN        

Historic Downtown Bristol   -    
  810 State Street, Bristol, TN        

Island Road - Oldest Wagon Road in Tennessee   -   THC 1A 99
  at the intersection of State Highway 394 and Island Road on State Highway 394, Blountville, TN        

Jimmie Rodgers   -    
  486 State St, Bristol, TN        

John Isaac Cox   -   THC 1A 63
  U.S. 19E, Sullivan County, 1.8 miles from junction with TN 34        

Jonesboro Turnpike   -   THC 1A 69
  On Carl Moore Pkw. (TN 30_ at Old Jonesboro Rd., Bristol, TN        

King College   -   THC 1A 70
  on Volunteer Parkway (U.S. 11E), Bristol, TN        

King College   -   THC 1A 71
  Bristol, TN        

Kingsport Drug   -    
  121 W. Main St., Kingsport, TN        

Kingsport Public Library   -    
  434 Broad St., Kingsport, TN        

Medical Grove   -   THC 1A 34
  TN 37, Sullivan County        

Old Deery Inn   -   THC 1A 33
  Bristol Highway (State Road 126) west of Anderson Road, Blountville, TN        

Old Deery Inn   -    
  3397 Bristol Highway, Blountville, TN        

Old Kingsport Presbyterian Church   -   THC 1A 117
  on Jennings Dr at W Stone Rd, Kingsport, TN ‎        

Original Site of King College   -    
  501 5th Street, Bristol, TN        

Pactolus Ironworks   -   THC 1A 48
  U.S. 23, Sullivan County, south of Holston River        

Pemberton Oak   -   THC 1A 67
  on US 421  Scenic at Pemberton Rd., Bristol, TN        

Ralph Blizard ~ 1918-2004   -   THC 1A 132
  on Bristol Highway (State Road 126) west of Anderson Road, Blountville, TN        

Ralph S. Peer ~ (1892 - 1960)   -    
  830 State Street, Bristol, TN        

Rock Ledge   -   THC 1A 103
  Sullivan County, in Kingsport, 117 Stuffle Place        

Rocky Mount   -   THC 1A 7
  on Bristol Highway (State Highway 34) near Hyder Hill Road, Piney Flats, TN        

Shelby's Fort   -   DAR 
  314 7th Street, Bristol, TN        

Sullivan - Carter County Line   -   THC 1A 44
          

Sullivan County ~ Tennessee's Second Oldest County   -    
  Sullivan County Courthouse, 3425 Tennessee 126, Blountville, TN        

Suffering and Survival   -    
  I-26 Kingsport Washington and Sullivan County Welcome Center, Kingsport, TN        

Taylor’s Meeting House   -   THC 1A 35
  is on Memorial Boulevard (State Road 126) west of Valley Drive, Blountville, TN        

The Boat Yard   -   THC 1A 4
  U.S. 11W, Sullivan County, south of Kingsport        

The Bristol Municipal Stadium   -   THC 1A 131
  at the intersection of Paul Odom Way and Cortland Street, 1112 Edgemont Avenue, Bristol, TN        

The Cannonball House ~ Narrowly Missed Destruction   -    
  at the intersection of Bristol Highway (TN Route 126) and Anderson Rd, Blountville, TN        

The Gem Theatre   -    
  188 W. Main St., Kingsport, TN        

The Great Indian War Path   -    
  2105 West Stone Drive, Kingsport, TN        

The Long Island of the Holston   -   THC 1A 107
  along Netherland Inn Read near the intersection of Ridgefields Rd, Kingsport, TN        

Train Depot   -    
  103 E. Main St., Kingsport, TN        

Virginia - Tennessee, Sullivan County Line   -   THC 1A 1
          

Western Union Building   -    
  118 E. Market Street, Kingsport TN        

Womack's Old Fort   -   THC 1A 80
  at the intersection of Bluff City Highway (Tennessee Route 37) and Silver Grove Road, Bluff City, TN        

Yancey's Tavern   -   THC 1A 136
  On Chestnut Rd just off of Memorial Blvd, Kingsport, TN        

 

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R  - The marker has been removed.