Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Treaty of the Holston

Marker ID: THC 1E 33
Location: 300 W Main St, Knoxville, TN
County: Knox
Coordinates: N 35° 57.685    W 083° 55.008
  35.96141666    -83.9168
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None


250 yards east, near the mouth of First Creek, William Blount, Governor of the Territory South of the River Ohio, on July 2, 1791, signed a treaty with 48 chiefs of the Cherokee. It ceded a tract of land east of Clinch River extending approximately from G