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Washington in Rhea County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Town of Washington, Tennessee

Established 1812

 
 
Town of Washington Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, January 17, 2021
1. Town of Washington Tennessee Marker
Inscription.  First County Seat of Rhea County
 
Erected by Rhea County Historical and Genealogical Society.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Political SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1812.
 
Location. 35° 32.059′ N, 84° 54.434′ W. Marker is in Washington, Tennessee, in Rhea County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Washington Highway (Tennessee Route 30) and White Flats Road, on the left when traveling north on Old Washington Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3576 White Flats Rd, Dayton TN 37321, 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. David Campbell Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Washington Ferry (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Washington Ferry (approx. 1.7 miles away); Bryan College (approx. 5.8 miles away); Site of Rhea County High School (approx. 6.4 miles away); W.C. Bailey Boardinghouse (approx. 6.4 miles away); Cedar Hill (approx. 6˝ miles away); McKenzie Law Office (approx. 6˝ miles away).
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Also see . . .  Old Washington, Tennessee. (Submitted on January 31, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Town of Washington Tennessee Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, January 17, 2021
2. Town of Washington Tennessee Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 304 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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