Hawkins County Milestone
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To commemorate John Carter, sturdy pioneer, first merchant after whom this valley is named.
To commemorate Benjamin Hawkins of North Carolina, Senator of the United States, after whom this county is named.
This monument marks the route of the old East Tennessee stagecoach line 1825 - 1855.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
Location. 36° 25.478′ N, 82° 58.942′ W. Marker is in Rogersville, Tennessee, in Hawkins County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and Tennessee Route 347, on the left when traveling east on East 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amis House (approx. ¾ mile away); Michael Looney (approx. 1.3 miles away); Clay-Kenner House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Tennessee's First Newspaper (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Battle of Big Creek (approx. 1.7 miles
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 10, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on October 5, 2016, by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 10, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.