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

William Nelson Home

 
 
William Nelson Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
1. William Nelson Home Marker
Inscription. 1 mi. N. was the home of William Nelson. A native of Virginia, he was one of the earliest settlers in this region and served in the Revolutionary War. Francis Asbury, early Methodist bishop, held annual conferences here in 1793, 1796, and 1797. Asbury called Nelson's house "An ancient home of Methodists and Methodist preaching."
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 75.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher marker series.
 
Location. 36° 18.908′ N, 82° 22.473′ W. Marker is in Johnson City, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Knob Creek Rd and W, Market St. on Knob Creek Rd. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Johnson City TN 37604, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. National Soldiers’ Home (approx. half a mile away); Brush Creek Campground (approx. 0.9 miles away); Colored Christian Church and Colored School (approx. 0.9 miles away); State Flag (approx. one mile away); East Tennessee & Western North Carolina Depot
William Nelson Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
2. William Nelson Home Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Johnson City (approx. 1.2 miles away); Science Hill (approx. 1.3 miles away); Samuel Cole Williams (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnson City.
 
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Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
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 885 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 30, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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