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

Dunganís Mill

 
 
Dunganís Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
1. Dunganís Mill Marker
Inscription. 6.5 miles northwest, at the mouth of Brush Creek, is a mill built by Jeremiah Dungan in 1779, and continuously operated since then. East of it was a stone fort erected by pioneers of the Watauga Settlement.
Dungan and other pioneers are buried in the vicinity.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 17.)
 
Location. 36° 19.6′ N, 82° 17.938′ W. Marker is near Johnson City, Tennessee, in Carter County. Marker is at the intersection of Elizabethton Highway (Tennessee Route 91) and Smalling Road, on the right when traveling east on Elizabethton Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johnson City TN 37601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carter County / Washington County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Sabine Hill (approx. 1.6 miles away); First Court of Washington County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Robinsí Roost (approx. 2.8 miles away); Tipton-Haynes Historic Site (approx. 2.8 miles away); Tennessee Early History Monument (approx. 2.8 miles away); Andre Michaux (approx. 2.8 miles away); Sycamore Shoals of the Watauga (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Johnson City.
 
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Wide view of Dunganís Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
2. Wide view of Dunganís Mill Marker
 Johnson City Press: St. Johnís Milling Co. to close. St. John Milling Co., located in Watauga, was founded in the 1770s and has operated continuously since, remaining in one familyís ownership for the duration of its evolving business. (Submitted on August 11, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 548 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of Dungan/St. John Farm (house and mill) on 3191 Watauga Road. • Can you help?
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