Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Washington - Carter County Line



Marker ID: THC 1A 32
Location:
County: Carter
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Carter County
Established 1796; named in honor of

Landon Carter.


Treasurer of Washington & 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 of

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.