Elizabethton in Carter County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 52.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 17, 1934.
Location. 36° 20.621′ N, 82° 15.021′ W. Marker is in Elizabethton, Tennessee, in Carter County. Marker is on West Elk Avenue (U.S. 321) west of Franklin Club Drive, on the right when traveling west. The marker is on the edge of the Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1651 West Elk Avenue, Elizabethton TN 37643, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Watauga Fort (here, next to this marker); Watauga Purchase Sycamore Shoals of the Watauga (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Sycamore Shoals of the Watauga (within shouting distance of this marker); Valentine Sevier, "The Immigrant" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bemberg Station / Port Rayon (approx. 0.6 miles away); Bemberg Water Tower (approx. 0.7 miles away); Monument to the Patriots (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabethton.
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Also see . . .
1. Transylvania Purchase | Entries | Tennessee Encyclopedia. (Submitted on September 15, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. North Carolina History Project : Watauga Association. (Submitted on September 15, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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