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Roane - Cumberland County Line



Marker ID: THC 1F 1
Location:
County: Roane
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Waymark: None
 



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Roane County

Established 1801; named in honor of

Archibald Roane.


Governor of Tennessee, 1801-03; Member of Constitutional Convention, 1796; Judge of Superior Court of Law and Equity, 1796-1801; Judge of Supreme Court of Errors and Appeals, 1815-19.


Cumberland County

Established 1855; named in honor of

The Cumberland


Mountains which were in turn named for the Duke of Cumberland by Dr. Thomas Walker of Virginia, about 1748. Tennessee frontiersman.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission