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

Jesse Duncan

 
 
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By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
1. Jesse Duncan Marker
Inscription. Two and one quarter miles east, on a ridge north of the road, is the grave of this pioneer, who was killed and scalped by Indians in 1765. He was the first white man known to have been slain in this area.

A monument marks this site.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 26.)
 
Location. 36° 21.878′ N, 82° 23.681′ W. Marker is in Johnson City, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of E Mountain View Road and N. Roan Street on E Mountain View Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johnson City TN 37601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History on Knob Creek (approx. one mile away); Daniel Boone (approx. 1.5 miles away); Boone's Creek Church (approx. 1.9 miles away); William Bean's Cabin (approx. 2 miles away); William Nelson Home (approx. 3.6 miles away); Langston High School (approx. 3.7 miles away); Brush Creek Campground (approx. 3.8 miles away); Colored Christian Church and Colored School (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnson City.
 
Also see . . .  Jesse Duncan grave and monument.
Jesse Duncan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
2. Jesse Duncan Marker
(Submitted on May 7, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 30, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,029 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 30, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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