Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Washington Presbyterian Church

Marker ID: THC 1E 45
Location: u.s. 11W. Knox County, at Ellistown Road
County: Knox
Waymark: None


This church was founded in 1802. In its cemetery are buried early settlers and Revolutionary veterans, including Col. John Sawyers, William Roberts, Samuel Crawford and Simon Harris. The latter, a former fifer in the 2nd Virginia Regiment at the age of 12