Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Jesse Duncan

Marker ID: THC 1A 26
Location: at the intersection of E Mountain View Road and N. Roan Street on E Mountain View Road, Johnson City, TN
County: Washington
Coordinates: N 36° 21.878    W 082° 23.681
  36.36463333    -82.39468333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM55PA


Two and one quarter miles east, on a ridge north of the road, is the grave of this pioneer, who was killed and scalped by Indians in 1765. He was the first white man known to have been slain in this area.

A monument marks this site.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.