Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Peter Shipe

Marker ID: THC 1E 60
Location: U.S. 11W, Knox County, at Shipe Road
County: Knox
Waymark: None


Born in 1738, he lived near Natural Bridge, Va., until enlisting in the Revolutionary Army. He served as baggage-master for Gen. George Washington. Following his service, he came here, and occupied the grant made to him. He died in 1823, and is buried on