Elizabethton in Carter County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 53.)
Location. 36° 20.613′ N, 82° 15.03′ W. Marker is in Elizabethton, Tennessee, in Carter County. Marker is on West Elk Avenue (U.S. 321) west of Franklin Club Drive, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. The marker is located to the right of the main entrance to the Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1651 West Elk Avenue, Elizabethton TN 37643, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sycamore Shoals of the Watauga (a few steps from this marker); Watauga Fort (a few steps from this marker); Transylvania Purchase (a few steps from this marker); Green Hill Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cedar Grove Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Sabine Hill (approx. 1.6 miles away); Range School (approx. 1.9 miles away); Covered Bridge (approx. 2.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elizabethton.
Also see . . .
1. TN State Parks: Sycamore Shoals State Park: Historic Park. Sycamore Shoals played a significant role in 18th-Century history as the setting for some of the most dramatic events to occur in the expansion of America's western boundary. (Submitted on September 15, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. Watauga Association | Entries | Tennessee Encyclopedia. (Submitted on September 15, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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