Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Chisholm's Ford

Marker ID: THC 1B 21
Location: U.S. 11W, Hawkins County, 1 mile west of Junction with U.S. 70
County: Hawkins
Waymark: None


3 1/2 miles southeast was Chisholm's Ford of Holston River. It was named for Elijah Chisholm, 1744-1818, Revolutionary veteran and pioneer in both east and middle Tennessee. He died and is buried in White County, about 200 miles southwest.