“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 Tennesse Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B 4.)
Location. 36° 31.26′ N, 82° 43.782′ W. Marker is in Church Hill, Tennessee, in Hawkins County. Marker is on Lee Highway (Tennessee Route 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 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Patterson's Mill (approx. mile away); Rice's Mill (approx. 0.8 miles away); Maxwell Academy (approx. 5.4 miles away); New Providence Church (approx. 5.4 miles away); Fighting in Hawkins County (approx. 7.7 miles away); The Boat Yard (approx. 7.8 miles away); Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail (approx. 7.8 miles away); Flatboat "Adventure" December 22, 1779 (approx. 7.8 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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 30, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 208 times since then and 23 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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