Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Washington - Sullivan County Line

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


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.