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Piney Flats in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rocky Mount

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
1. Rocky Mount Marker
Inscription.  300 yards to the southeast is the home of William Cobb, pioneer. First seat of government of the Southwest Territory, October 10, 1790: Governor William Blount had headquarters here till removal to Knoxville, the new capital, in 1792. Andrew Jackson lived here six weeks while waiting for a license to practice law.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 7.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #07 Andrew Jackson, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is October 10, 1890.
 
Location. 36° 24.429′ N, 82° 20.396′ W. Marker is in Piney Flats, Tennessee, in Sullivan County. Marker is on Bristol Highway (State Highway 34) near Hyder Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Piney Flats TN 37686, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Robert E. Young Cabin (approx. 1.6 miles away); Piney Flats Village (approx.
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
2. Rocky Mount Marker
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1.9 miles away); Dungan-St. John Mill (approx. 3.3 miles away); Isaac Hammer (approx. 3˝ miles away); History on Knob Creek (approx. 3.9 miles away); William Bean's Cabin (approx. 4.1 miles away); Boone's Creek Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
Home of William Cobb image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
3. Home of William Cobb
Home of William Cobb image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
4. Home of William Cobb
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 902 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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