Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Patterson's Mill

Marker ID: THC 1B 14
Location: on Lee Hwy. (US 11W) east of Old Main St., Church Hill, TN
County: Hawkins
Coordinates: N 36° 31.120    W 082° 43.113
  36.51866666    -82.71855
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM57D1


On the site of this mill, Robert Patterson built a fort about 1775, shortly thereafter a mill. It was one of two stations at which settlers took refuge during the Cherokee raid under The Raven in 1776.

Tennessee Historical Commission