Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Christopher Taylor House

Marker ID: THC 1A 6
Location: on Main St. East of 1st St., Jonesborough, TN
County: Washington
Coordinates: N 36° 17.636    W 082° 28.464
  36.29393333    -82.4744
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM40Y6


About one mile southwest of this location, this log house was built in 1777 by this officer who was a veteran of the French and Indian War and a major in the American Revolutionary War. He is buried in the family cemetery nearby. Anderw Jackson live here in 1788-89 while practicing law in Jonesborough. The house was moved intact to this site in 1974 to preserve it from demolition.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.