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

History on Knob Creek

 
 
History on Knob Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 19, 2011
1. History on Knob Creek Marker
Inscription. About 0.3 miles east stood Twin Falls Grist Mill, belonging to Peter Range, an early immigrant from New Jersey. He bought this land in 1804-08 and built the 2-story & basement stone house, standing today. His limestone marker reads, “P. Range, Oct. 10, 1817, In Memory.”
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 22.)
 
Location. 36° 21.532′ N, 82° 22.657′ W. Marker is in Johnson City, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is on East Oakland Avenue 0.4 miles east of Bristol Highway (U.S. 11E), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2833 East Oakland Avenue, Johnson City TN 37601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jesse Duncan (approx. one mile away); Daniel Boone (approx. 2.4 miles away); William Bean's Cabin (approx. 2.8 miles away); Boone's Creek Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Langston High School (approx. 2.8 miles away); Brush Creek Campground (approx. 3 miles away); William Nelson Home (approx. 3 miles away); Science Hill (approx. 3.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Johnson City.
 
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Wide view of the History on Knob Creek Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 19, 2011
2. Wide view of the History on Knob Creek Marker
The marker stands in front of the restored Peter Range Stone House (1796), which is now being used for weddings and special events. The house was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 461 times since then and 19 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. Better picture of the Peter Range Stone House (2833 East Oakland Ave). Photo of the Peter Range grave nearby • Can you help?
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