Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Sullivan - Carter County Line

Marker ID: THC 1A 44
County: Carter
Waymark: None


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.

Sullivan County
Established 1779; named in honor of

Maj. Gen. John Sullivan.

Distinguished officer in Revolutionary War. Member of Continental Congress, 1774-75 and 1780-81; Attorney-General of New Hampshire, 1782-86; President of New Hampshire 1786-87.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.