Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Andre Michaux ~ 1746-1803

Marker ID: THC 1A 133
Location: 2615 S Roan St, Johnson City, TN
County: Washington
Coordinates: N 36° 17.735    W 082° 19.918
  36.29558333    -82.33196666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM5RC2


In May 1795 and March 1796, Michaux stayed at the home of Col. John Tipton. During the visit, he made notes about the spring wildflowers he found blooming in abundance. On March 21, 1796, he remarked that the mountains were covered in several places with bloodroot, spring beauty, and trout lily.

Tennessee Historical Commission