Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Friendsville



Marker ID: THC 1E 57
Location: U.S. 129 & 321, Blount County, at Howard Jones Road
County: Blount
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

This village, 8 miles w., was founded by a colony of Quake~s from New Garden, N.C., in the 1790's. The Newberry Meetmg officially recognized it in 1808. The first Friends' organization in the county, is the only one surviving. Friendsville Academy, opened