Near Butler in Johnson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Old Butler / Watauga Academy
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 138.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1770.
Location. 36° 20.844′ N, 82° 1.548′ W. Marker is near Butler, Tennessee, in Johnson County. Marker is on State Highway 67, half a mile south of Rainbolt Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16931 Highway 67 West, Butler TN 37640, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Andrew Johnson (approx. 8.1 miles away); O'Brien Furnace (approx. 9.7 miles away); Old Red Fox (approx. 9.8 miles away); ET&WNC Railroad Covered Bridge (approx. 9.8 miles away); Carter Family Memorial (approx. 9.9 miles away); The Mansion (approx. 10 miles away); Carter County's Train History (approx. 10.1 miles away); Samuel Powhatan Carter (approx. 10.2 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 14, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 14, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.