Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Unicoi - Carter County Line



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



Text:

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