Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Sycamore Shoals of the Watauga

Marker ID: THC 1A 16
Location: 1651 West Elk Avenue, Elizabethton, TN
County: Carter
Coordinates: N 36° 20.61    W 082° 15.042
  36.3435    -82.2507
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1M73


In this neighborhood, on Sept. 26, 1780, Rev. Samuel Doak conducted religious services for the frontiersmen from Virginia and North Carolina, including the Watauga and other settlements in what is now Tennessee, upon the start of their decisive victory of King’s Mountain on Oct. 7, 1780.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.