Rogersville in Hawkins County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Born in Surry (now Sussex) Co., Virginia, in 1734, he settled here in 1778, having been forcibly ejected from a homestead about 12 miles east by one Robert Young. The courts of Spencer County, State of Franklin, met in his house 1785-87. On June 4, 1787, the first county court of Hawkins County, North Carolina, met here. Gibbons died in 1811.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B 18.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 36° 27.717′ N, 82° 56.143′ W. Marker is in Rogersville, Tennessee, in Hawkins County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Highway (U.S. 11W) and Blevins Road, on the left when traveling east on Lee Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rogersville TN 37857, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mitchell's Hollow (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Hickory Cove (approx. 2.2 miles away); Michael Looney The Battle of Big Creek (approx. 3.1 miles away); Hawkins County Milestone (approx. 3.7 miles away); Amis House (approx. 4.4 miles away); Fighting in Hawkins County (approx. 4.7 miles away); Clay-Kenner House (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rogersville.
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 4, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 30, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on December 30, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. 2. submitted on June 12, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.