Events – Commemorating events in Washington County

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Located on West Main Street, Jonesborough

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Located at the intersection of Davy Crockett Road and Old State Route 34 near the Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park. 

Boone's Creek Church
  Located at the intersection of Boones Creek Road and N Roan Street
(Tennessee Highway 36) on Boones Creek Road, Johnson City, TN

Carter’s Raid.  Marker missing.  Inscription.  Dec. 30, 1862.  Arriving here near sunset, having captured enroute a locomotive in which Col. Love, CSA was a passenger, Brig. Gen. Carter’s task force dispersed or captured the Confederate garrison and destroyed the railroad bridge over Watauga River. Crossing to the south bank of the river, and with pursuit building up on the flanks and rear, they moved northwest to Kingsport.          Marker was located on 11E at the Washington-Sullivan County line, near railroad bridge over Watauga River.

First Court of Washington County.  Marker missing.  Inscription:  On Feb. 23, 1778, 0.6 mile NE at the house of Col. Charles Robertson, Trustee, on the “east (Catbird) branch of Sinking Creek” was held the First Court of the newly formed County of Washington, North Carolina, with John Carter, Chairman; John Sevier, Clerk; John McMahon, Register; Valentine Sevier, Sheriff; and James Stuart, Surveyor.
Marker was located on State Route 67, just across the Carter County line. 

Johnson City Incorporated
Located at the intersection of Buffalo Street and Tipton Street, Johnson City

Johnson City Sessions
Located on Main Street, near Colonial Way, Johnson City

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Located near 116 Boone Street, Jonesborough

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Located inside the gates of Oak Hill Cemetery, Whitney Street, Johnson City

SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURESLocated on Sulphur Springs Road, near the Sulphur Springs School

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This marker is at Sycamore Shoals State Park in Carter County.  At the time of the event commemorated by this marker, Carter County had not yet been formed and this area was a part of Washington County. 

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This marker is at Sycamore Shoals State Park in Carter County.  At the time of the event commemorated by this marker, Carter County had not yet been formed and this area was a part of Washington County. 

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This marker is at Sycamore Shoals State Park in Carter County.  At the time of the event commemorated by this marker, Carter County had not yet been formed and this area was a part of Washington County. 

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