Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Jefferson - Hamblen County Line



Marker ID: THC 1B 38
Location:
County: Jefferson
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Jefferson County
Established 1792; named in honor of

Thomas Jefferson.


Secretary of State; formerly member of the Continental Congress; principal author of the Declaration of Independence; later Governor of Virginia; Vice-President and President of the United States.

Hamblen County
Established 1870; named in honor of

Hezekiah Hamblen


of Hawkins County.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.