Rogersville in Hawkins County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Many of the early settlers of Hawkins County are buried in this cemetery, 170 yards south, including Joseph Rogers, the founder of Rogersville, and his descendants. The grandparents of David Crockett who were massacred by the Indians are also interred here.
Erected by Tennesse Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B 50.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
Location. 36° 24.325′ N, 83° 0.613′ W. Marker is in Rogersville, Tennessee, in Hawkins County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and South Rogan Road, on the right when traveling east on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rogersville TN 37857, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rogers Tavern (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Cemetery - First Presbyterian Church of Rogersville (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Marks Presbyterian Church Swift Memorial College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. William Henderson Franklin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rogersville Town Well (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rogersville Engagements (approx. ¼ mile away); Hawkins County, Tennessee (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rogersville.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 23, 2018. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 274 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 29, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.