Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Barton's Spring



Marker ID: THC 1B 41
Location: U.S. 11 E, Hamblen County, 3 miles west of Russellville, TN
County: Hamblen
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Waymark: None
 



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This area was first settled by the Rev. William Murphy and his brother-in-law, Rev. Isaac Barton, in 1791. Barton's nephew, Isaac, built the log house still standing, about 1820. Descendants of the grantees owned and occupied the land until 1936.