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Johnson City in Washington County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

William Bean's Cabin

 
 
William Bean's Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
1. William Bean's Cabin Marker
Inscription. About 1½ miles to the east on a knoll beside Boone’s Creek, a monument marks the spot near where William Bean, first permanent white settler in Tennessee, built his cabin in 1769. The site was previously used by Daniel Boone as a hunting camp. Russell Bean, first child of permanent settlers was born here.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 5.)
 
Location. 36° 23.387′ N, 82° 24.634′ W. Marker is in Johnson City, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of North Roan Street (Tennessee Route 36) and Pickens Bridge Road on North Roan Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johnson City TN 37615, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Boone's Creek Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Daniel Boone (approx. half a mile away); Jesse Duncan (approx. 2 miles away); History on Knob Creek (approx. 2.8 miles away); Fiddlin’ Charlie Bowman (approx. 3.9 miles away); Rocky Mount (approx. 4.1 miles away); Buffalo Ridge Church (approx. 4.3 miles away); William Nelson Home (approx. 5.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Johnson City.
 
Also see . . .
William Bean's Cabin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
2. William Bean's Cabin Marker

1. William Bean Cabin Site. Amos Moses' photo of the DAR marker at the ostensible site of William Bean's cabin. Includes a note from a local historian on why he believes that it is not the site of Bean's Cabin. (Submitted on May 11, 2015.) 

2. William Bean Cabin Site. DAR page for the their William Bean Cabin Site marker. (Submitted on May 11, 2015.) 
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,562 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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