Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Bull's Gap



Marker ID: THC 1C 30
Location: U.S. 11E, Greene County, east of Hawkins County line
County: Greene
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

In this gap in Bay's Mountain, John Bull, a gunsmith from Pennsylvania, settled about 1794. The last rail on the East Ten-nessee & Virginia Railroad was laid here, May 14, 1858. The gap was the scene of several heavy skirmishes during the War Between the