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Roane - Morgan County Line



Marker ID: THC 1F 9
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.


Morgan County

Established 1817; named in honor of

Brig. Gen. Daniel Morgan.


Veteran of the French & Indian war; second in command to Benedict Arnold on the Quebec Expedition in the revolution; later, a commander in the South, he decisively defeated Banastre Tarleton at Cowpens.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission