Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Hamblen - Hawkins County Line

Marker ID: THC 1B 52
Location: on E Andrew Johnson Hwy (US 11 E), east of Beck Ln, Whitesburg, TN
County: Hamblen
Coordinates: N 36° 15.947    W 083° 06.068
  36.26578333    -83.10113333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM57WF


Hamblen County
Established 1870; named in honor of

Hezekiah Hamblen

of Hawkins County.

Hawkins County
Established 1786; named in honor of

Benjamin Hawkins.

Member of Continental Congress from North Carolina. U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 1789-95. Signed Deed of Cession, conveying Southwest Territory (which is now the State of Tennessee) to Federal Government.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.


The Tennessee Historic Commission’s book shows this marker as 1B 52 rather than 42.