Historic Markers Across Tennessee

George Mann

Marker ID: THC 1E 61
Location: TN 131, Knox County, 1.5 miles north of Harbison's Crossroads
County: Knox
Waymark: None


This Revolutionary veteran and homesteader was the last man killed by Indians in Knox County. On the night of May 25, 1795, investigating a noise in his barn, he was ambushed and slain. The Indians later attempted to force entrance into the house; his wif