Jonesborough in Washington County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Captain Christopher Taylor Home
Captain Christopher Taylor
Revolutionary War officer and a State of Franklin leader
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.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Architecture • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1778.
Location. 36° 17.64′ N, 82° 28.464′ W. Marker is in Jonesborough, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is on West Main Street (Old State Highway 34), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 West Main Street, Jonesborough TN 37659, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 Christopher Taylor House (here, next to this marker); Chester Inn (a few steps from this marker); May-Dishner House (within shouting distance of this marker); Jonesborough (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jacob Brown (about 400 feet away); Boone Trail Highway (about 400 feet away); First Abolition Publications (about 600 feet away); Alfred Martin Ray Buffalo Soldier (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jonesborough.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 294 times since then and 127 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 19, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.