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

Dunganís Mill

 
 
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By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
1. Dunganís Mill Marker
Inscription.  6.5 miles northwest, at the mouth of Brush Creek, is a mill built by Jeremiah Dungan in 1779, and continuously operated since then. East of it was a stone fort erected by pioneers of the Watauga Settlement.
Dungan and other pioneers are buried in the vicinity.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 17.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1779.
 
Location. 36° 19.6′ N, 82° 17.938′ W. Marker is near Johnson City, Tennessee, in Carter County. Marker is at the intersection of Elizabethton Highway (Tennessee Route 91) and Smalling Road, on the right when traveling east on Elizabethton Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johnson City TN 37601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carter County / Washington County (approx. 0.8 miles away); Powder Branch (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sabine Hill (approx.
Wide view of Dunganís Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
2. Wide view of Dunganís Mill Marker
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1.6 miles away); Milligan College (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Court of Washington County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Williams-Taylor House (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fort Watauga Monument (approx. 2.1 miles away); Robinsí Roost (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnson City.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 718 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 11, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of Dungan/St. John Farm (house and mill) on 3191 Watauga Road. • Can you help?

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