“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Church Hill in Hawkins County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Carter's Store

Carter's Store Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, December 26, 2015
1. Carter's Store Marker
Inscription. One mile west is the site of the store established by John Carter and William Parker. This store was pillaged in the Shawnee raid of 1774. at the Sycamore Shoals Treaty in 1775, the proprietors were awarded the whole Carter's Valley as reparation.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B 4.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 36° 31.26′ N, 82° 43.782′ W. Marker is in Church Hill, Tennessee, in Hawkins County. Marker is on Lee Highway (U.S. 11W) 0.2 miles west of Old Union Road, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Church Hill TN 37642, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Patterson's Mill (approx. ¾ mile away); Rice's Mill (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Settlers (approx. 3.8 miles away); Gov. McMinn’s Home (approx. 4.8 miles away); Maxwell Academy (approx. 5.4 miles away); New Providence Church (approx. 5.4 miles away); Battle of Kingsport (approx. 6.8 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Kingsport (approx. 6.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Church Hill.
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & 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 260 times since then and 26 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 30, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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