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

William Nelson Home

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
1. William Nelson Home Marker
Inscription.  1 mi. N. was the home of William Nelson. A native of Virginia, he was one of the earliest settlers in this region and served in the Revolutionary War. Francis Asbury, early Methodist bishop, held annual conferences here in 1793, 1796, and 1797. Asbury called Nelson's house "An ancient home of Methodists and Methodist preaching."
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 75.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher ⛪, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1793.
 
Location. 36° 18.908′ N, 82° 22.473′ W. Marker is in Johnson City, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Knob Creek Rd and W, Market St. on Knob Creek Rd. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johnson City TN 37604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mountain Home National Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); A National Cemetery System (approx.
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
2. William Nelson Home Marker
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0.3 miles away); National Soldiers’ Home (approx. half a mile away); Johnson City (approx. 0.9 miles away); Brush Creek Campground (approx. 0.9 miles away); Elbert Columbus "E.C." Miller (approx. 0.9 miles away); Dr. Hezekiah B. Hankal (approx. 0.9 miles away); Colored Christian Church and Colored School (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnson City.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 30, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,054 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 30, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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