Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Carter's Store

Marker ID: THC 1B 4
Location: on Lee Hwy. (US 11W) west of Old Union Ave., Church Hill, TN
County: Hawkins
Coordinates: N 36° 31.252    W 082° 43.874
  36.52086666    -82.73123333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM57D2


One mile west is the site of the store established by John Carter and William Parker. This store was pillaged in the Shawnee raid of 1774: at Sycamore Shoals Treaty in 1775, the proprietors were awarded the whole Carter's Valley as reparation.

Tennessee Historical Commission