Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Washington - Sullivan County Line



Marker ID: THC 1A 42
Location:
County: Washington
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Waymark: None
 



Text:

Washington County


Established 1777 named in honor

George Washington


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


Sullivan County
Established 1779; named in honor of

Maj. Gen. John Sullivan.


Distinguished officer in Revolutionary War. Member of Continental Congress, 1774-75 and 1780-81; Attorney-General of New Hampshire, 1782-86; President of New Hampshire 1786-87.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.