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Rogersville in Hawkins County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Hawkins County Milestone

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Hawkins County Milestone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 10, 2016
1. Hawkins County Milestone Marker
Inscription.
Right
To commemorate John Carter, sturdy pioneer, first merchant after whom this valley is named.

Left
To commemorate Benjamin Hawkins of North Carolina, Senator of the United States, after whom this county is named.

Back
This monument marks the route of the old East Tennessee stagecoach line 1825 - 1855.
 
Location. 36° 25.478′ N, 82° 58.942′ W. Marker is in Rogersville, Tennessee, in Hawkins County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Tennessee Route 347, on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rogersville TN 37857, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amis House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Michael Looney (approx. 1.3 miles away); Clay-Kenner House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Tennessee's First Newspaper (approx. 1.7 miles away); Alexander Peter Stewart (approx. 1.7 miles away); Hawkins County, Tennessee (approx. 1.8 miles away); Rogersville Town Well (approx. 1.8 miles away); Dr. William Henderson Franklin (approx. 1.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Rogersville.
 
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Hawkins County Milestone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 10, 2016
2. Hawkins County Milestone Marker
Hawkins County Milestone Marker (back) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 10, 2016
3. Hawkins County Milestone Marker (back)
Hawkins County Milestone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 10, 2016
4. Hawkins County Milestone Marker
Hawkins County Milestone Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 10, 2016
5. Hawkins County Milestone Marker
U. S. Coast & Geodetic Survey Benchmark image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, September 10, 2016
6. U. S. Coast & Geodetic Survey Benchmark
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 102 times since then and 16 times this year. Last updated on , by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on October 6, 2016.
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