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

Christopher Taylor House

 
 
Christopher Taylor House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
1. Christopher Taylor House Marker
Inscription. About one mile southwest of this location, this log house was built in 1777 by this officer who was a veteran of the French and Indian War and a major in the American Revolutionary War. He is buried in the family cemetery nearby. Andrew Jackson live here in 1788-89 while practicing law in Jonesborough. The house was moved intact to this site in 1974 to preserve it from demolition.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 6.)
 
Location. 36° 17.636′ N, 82° 28.464′ W. Marker is in Jonesborough, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jonesborough TN 37659, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Chester Inn (a few steps from this marker); Jonesborough (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jacob Brown (about 400 feet away); First Abolition Publications (about 600 feet away); Alfred Martin Ray Buffalo Solder (approx. 0.2 miles away); Warner Institute (approx. 0.3 miles away); Alfred Eugene Jackson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Thomas Emmerson (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jonesborough.
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsNotable PersonsWar, French and IndianWar, US Revolutionary
 
Christopher Taylor House image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
2. Christopher Taylor House
Another Christopher Taylor House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 26, 2009
3. Another Christopher Taylor House Marker
This 1778 landmark was the home of
Captain Christopher Taylor
Revolutionary war officer and a State of Franklin leader

Andrew Jackson
Seventh President of the United States
Boarded here in 1788 while practicing law in Jonesborough

Originally located two miles west of town, this house was brought here as a public heritage by the Jonesborough civic trust and the town of Jonesborough, Through the generosity of the Judge David Vines and Frank Hawkins families. The Tennessee Historic Commission, and the Department of the Interior.
 
 
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