Places – Historical Markers in Washington County

 

William Bean Cabin
Located near 4524 North Roan Street, Johnson City

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

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Located at the intersection of West Watauga Street and Jackson Avenue in Johnson City.

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Located at the intersection of Highway 36 and Gray Station Road, Gray, Tennessee

Cherokee Church
Located at the intersection of Highway 81S and Mayberry Road outside of Jonesborough. 

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Located next door to the Chester Inn (116 West Main St), Jonesborough

ClarksvilleIronFurn
Located on State Route 107 (John Sevier Highway). 

Colored Christian Church and Colored School
Located at the intersection of West Main Street and Whitney Street in Johnson City.  

devault_tavern_1983_newsitemsize with creditDeVault Tavern. Marker missing.  Inscription:  Two and one-half miles west stands the two-story brick tavern finished in 1821 by Frederick DeVault. It served as a stage coach stop on the eastern route from Abingdon, Va., to Nashville. This route ran through Blountville, Jonesborough, Greeneville, Newport, Dandridge, to Knoxville. The original bar remains unchanged in the building today.  Marker was originally located at the intersection of Highway 81 and Old Stagecoach Road, just outside of Jonesborough. 

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This marker is located near the intersection of Route 91 (Elizabethton Highway) and Smalling Road in Carter County.  The Dungan Mill is located on Watauga Road in Washington County.   

East TN & Western NC Depot
Located near 126 Buffalo Street, Johnson City

East Tennessee State University
Located on South Dossett Drive, on the campus of ETSU in Johnson City. 

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Located in front of the Fall Branch Elementary School, 1061 Highway 93, Fall Branch

GillespieHouseGillespie Stone House – marker missing.  Inscription:  This was built 1792 for George Gillespie by Seth Smith a Quaker stone mason from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. An early fort originally stood on the site, and was the dividing line between Washington and Greene Counties in 1783. This house was purchased in 1842 by Jacob Klepper and has been preserved by his descendants.  The marker was located on 11E, just across the Greene County line.

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Located near 123 Boone Street, Jonesborough

Keystone Pottery
Located on State Route 107 (John Sevier Highway). 

Knob Creek
Located on the church property at 2591 Knob Creek Road, Johnson City

History on Knob Creek
Located on East Oakland Avenue 0.4 miles east
of Bristol Highway (U.S. 11E), Johnson City

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Langston High School 1893 – 1965.
Marker now missing due to construction in the area.

National Soldier's Home
Located on Dogwood Drive, Mountain Home.

Old Dutch Meeting House
Located at the intersection of Highway 81S and Mayberry Road outside of Jonesborough. 

Providence Church.  Marker missing.  Marker was located at the intersection of Highway 81 and Pleasant Grove Road, but the church is actually in Greene County.  Inscription:  4 mi. S.W., this Presbyterian church was organized, 1780, by Rev. Samuel Doak. Hanover Presbytery met here Aug. 20, 1783, with Samuel Doak, Charles Cummins & Hezekiah Balch present. On Aug. 21 Rev. Sam Houston was ordained with Doak as moderator. The first Presbyterian minister to be ordained in Tenn., he later returned to Virginia.

Robin's Roost
Located at 1309 South Roan Street, Johnson City

Salem Church
Located on U.S. 321, west of Washington College Station Rd. in Telford

Science Hill Male & Female Institute
Located near the intersection of South Roan Street and Water Street, Johnson City. 

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

Tipton Haynes Cemetery
Located on Arroyo Drive, Johnson City

Tipton Haynes Historic Site
Located at 2620 South Roan Street, Johnson City

Tree Streets Historic District
Located on Southwest Avenue and Devine Street, Johnson City

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Located on East Main Street in downtown Jonesborough

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Located on 11E and the intersection of Washington College Station Rd. in Telford

Washington County
Located at the intersection of 11E and Clear Springs Road, outside of Jonesborough. 

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Located near the intersection of Route 91 (Elizabethton Highway) and
Fleming Road at the Washington County/Carter County line. 

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

 

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