Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Washington - Carter County Line



Marker ID: THC 1A 31
Location: on E Main St. (TN 91) at Fleming Rd., Johnson City, TN
County: Washington
Coordinates: N 36° 19.600    W 082° 18.838
  36.32666666    -82.31396666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM6261
 



Text:

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.

Washington County
Established 1777; named in honor of

George Washington,


Colonel in the Colonial Army; Commander-in-Chief of the Revolutionary Army and first President of the United States of America

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.