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Near Greeneville in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Carter's Station

 
 
Carter's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 11, 2020
1. Carter's Station Marker
Inscription.  One-half mile south of here, John Carter found an Indian fortified village, made peace with the Indians and established a camp for settlers, shortly after coming here from Surry Co., North Carolina, in 1783. Many settlers and their descendants are buried in the cemetery near the site of the fort.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 25.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Forts or CastlesNative AmericansPeaceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 14.533′ N, 82° 54.654′ W. Marker is near Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Albany Road and Albany Access Road, on the right when traveling south on Albany Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1275 Albany Rd, Greeneville TN 37743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battles of Blue Springs (approx. 4.1 miles away); Battle of Blue Springs
Carter's Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 11, 2020
2. Carter's Station Marker
(approx. 4.2 miles away); Cabin of Three States (approx. 4.4 miles away); Blue Springs Lutheran Congregation (approx. 4˝ miles away); Blue Springs Church and Cemetery (approx. 4˝ miles away); The Old Brick Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Execution of the "Bridge-Burners" (approx. 6.2 miles away); Pottertown Bridge Burners (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 32 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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