Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Johnson - Sullivan County Line



Marker ID: THC 1A 10
Location:
County: Johnson
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Johnson County
Established 1836; named in honor of

Thomas Johnson,


of Carter County, one of the early settlers on the Doe River and a prominent citizen of the county.

Sullivan County
Established 1779; named in honor of

Maj. Gen. John Sullivan.


Distinguished officer in Revolutionary War. Member of Continental Congress, 1774-75 and 1780-81; Attorney-General of New Hampshire, 1782-86; President of New Hampshire 1786-87.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.