Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Davidson - Robertson County Line

Marker ID: THC 3C 28
Location: along Hwy 431 at the border of Davidson County and Robertson County.
County: Davidson
Coordinates: N 36° 23.413    W 086° 53.945
  36.39021666    -86.89908333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1B0B


Davidson County
Established 1783; named in honor of

Brig. Gen. William Lee Davidson

of North Carolina. Distinguished officer in the Revolutionary War. Served with the Army at Valley Forge. Killed in action at Cowan's Ford, North Carolina, 1781.

Robertson County
Established 1783; named in honor of

James Robertson.

Leader in establishment of the Wautauga Settlement in East Tennessee. In 1778, explored the Cumberland country; in 17791ed an expedition to found Nashborough, which later became Nashville. He is known as "The Father of Middle Tennessee."

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.