Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Carter - Washington County Line



Marker ID: THC 1A 31
Location: at the intersection of Elizabethton Highway (Tennessee Route 91) and Fleming Road, Johnson City, TN
County: Carter
Coordinates: N 36° 19.597    W 082° 18.841
  36.32661666    -82.31401666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM6261
 



Text:

Carter County


Established 1796 named in honor of

Landon Carter


Treasurer of Washington and Hamilton Districts. Speaker of the first State of Franklin Senate, later its Secretary of State, also Lieutenant Colonel of the Washington District Militia.

Washington County


Established 1777 named in honor

George Washington


Colonel in the Colonial Army; Commander-in-Chief of the Revolutionary Army and first President of the United States of America.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.