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Piney Flats in Sullivan County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Rocky Mount

 
 
Rocky Mount Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
1. Rocky Mount Marker
Inscription. 300 yards to the southeast is the home of William Cobb, pioneer. First seat of government of the Southwest Territory, October 10, 1790: Governor William Blount had headquarters here till removal to Knoxville, the new capital, in 1792. Andrew Jackson lived here six weeks while waiting for a license to practice law.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 7.)
 
Location. 36° 24.429′ N, 82° 20.396′ W. Marker is in Piney Flats, Tennessee, in Sullivan County. Marker is on Bristol Highway (State Highway 34) near Hyder Hill Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Piney Flats TN 37686, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History on Knob Creek (approx. 3.9 miles away); William Bean's Cabin (approx. 4.1 miles away); Boone's Creek Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Daniel Boone (approx. 4.2 miles away); Jesse Duncan (approx. 4.2 miles away); Range School (approx. 5.1 miles away); Carter County / Washington County (approx. 5.8 miles away); Langston High School (approx. 5.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Rocky Mount Museum. "A Living History Site". (Submitted on October 8, 2009.)
Rocky Mount Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
2. Rocky Mount Marker
 
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Home of William Cobb image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
3. Home of William Cobb
Home of William Cobb image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
4. Home of William Cobb
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 760 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 1, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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