Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Gov. McMinn's Home



Marker ID: THC 1B 13
Location: U.S. 11W, Hawkins County, opposite site of Oak Well
County: Hawkins
Coordinates: N 36° 32.834    W 082° 38.972
  36.54723333    -82.64953333
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Near here was the site of "New Market," home of Joseph McMinn, Revolutionary veteran, Governor of Tennessee, 1815-1821, and Indian agent for the Cherokee from 1823 to his death near Calhoun, on the Hiwassee River, in 1824. He is buried there.