Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Unicoi - Carter County Line

Marker ID: THC 1A 11
County: Unicoi
Waymark: None


Unicoi County

Established 1875;

the name is a corruption of the Indian tribal name, Unaka, which also means "white," the name given to the mountain range in the county.

Carter County
Established 1796; named in honor of

Landon Carter.

Treasurer of Washington & Hamilton Districts, Speaker of the first State of Franklin Senate, later its Secretary of State; also Lieutenant Colonel of the Washington District Militia.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission