Johnson City in Washington County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Robert E. Young Cabin
The oldest standing dwelling in Johnson City. Built in 1776 on property near Bush Creek later held by the U.S. Government. Restored in 1938 by the Veterans Administration and John Sevier Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. Relocated to Optimist Park in 1978. Relocated to Winged Deer Park in 1996.
Dedicated June 5, 1999 to honor those who preceded us and to protect this legacy for future generations.
The city gratefully acknowledges the many citizens who have worked to protect and restore this historical treasure.
Erected 1999 by City of Johnson City, Tennessee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is June 5, 1999.
Location. 36° 23.411′ N, 82° 21.601′ W. Marker is in Johnson City, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is on Bristol Highway (U.S. 11E) 0.1 miles south of Carroll Creek Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker located within Winged Deer Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4137 Bristol Highway, Johnson City TN 37601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other Rocky Mount (approx. 1.6 miles away); Isaac Hammer (approx. 1.9 miles away); History on Knob Creek (approx. 2.4 miles away); Jesse Duncan (approx. 2.6 miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 2.8 miles away); William Bean's Cabin (approx. 2.8 miles away); Boone's Creek Church (approx. 2.8 miles away); Dungan-St. John Mill (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnson City.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 28, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 72 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 28, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.