“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Unicoi County, Tennessee

Clickable Map of Unicoi County, Tennessee and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Unicoi County, TN (8) Carter County, TN (57) Greene County, TN (88) Washington County, TN (93) Madison County, NC (30) Mitchell County, NC (10) Yancey County, NC (12)  UnicoiCounty(8) Unicoi County (8)  CarterCounty(57) Carter County (57)  GreeneCounty(88) Greene County (88)  WashingtonCounty(93) Washington County (93)  MadisonCountyNorth Carolina(30) Madison County (30)  MitchellCounty(10) Mitchell County (10)  YanceyCounty(12) Yancey County (12)
Erwin is the county seat for Unicoi County
Adjacent to Unicoi County, Tennessee
      Carter County (57)  
      Greene County (88)  
      Washington County (93)  
      Madison County, North Carolina (30)  
      Mitchell County, North Carolina (10)  
      Yancey County, North Carolina (12)  
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1 Tennessee, Unicoi County, Erwin — 1A 151 — Blue Ridge Pottery1917-1957
Beginning operations in 1917, Southern Potteries, Inc. was fostered by the Carolina, Clinchfield, and Ohio Railroad. For many years, it was one of the nation's largest producers of hand-painted-under-the-glaze pottery, sold under the name . . . Map (db m173326) HM
2 Tennessee, Unicoi County, Erwin — Civil War in TennesseeWar in the Mountains
Secession bitterly divided Tennessee's mountain residents in 1861. Most were Unionist, but this part of the state remained Confederate territory until later in the war. Guerrilla warfare was common here. Map (db m180128) HM
3 Tennessee, Unicoi County, Erwin — 1A 39 — Greasy Cove Racetrack
In the valley 500 yards north were held many kinds of frontier diversions, including racing on a half~mile semicircular track. Here, in 1788, Andrew Jackson, then 21 years old, rode his horse in a match race against a horse belonging to Col. Robert . . . Map (db m82981) HM
4 Tennessee, Unicoi County, Erwin — 1A 115 — The Battle of Red Banks / Reunion for the Boys in Blue
On December 29, 1864, the Third Regiment of North Carolina Mounted Infantry, under Colonel George W.Kirk, engaged about 400 Confederate Infantry and Cavalry under Lt. Colonel James A.Keith at Red Banks of the Nolichucky. Seventy three Confederates . . . Map (db m22804) HM
5 Tennessee, Unicoi County, Erwin — To the Women of the Confederacy1861 - 65
(Front): To those who died for a sacred cause, and to those who lived to win a nobler victory in time of peace. (Side): Whose fidelity, whose purity, whose courage, whose gentle genius in love and in counsel. Kept the home secure, the . . . Map (db m23142) HM
6 Tennessee, Unicoi County, Erwin — 1A 130 — Unicoi County / The Town of Erwin
(side 1) Unicoi County Unicoi County was formed during the Reconstruction era from parts of Washington and Carter counties on March 23, 1875. Representative Alfred A. Taylor introduced a bill in the Tennessee Legislature and . . . Map (db m82982) HM
7 Tennessee, Unicoi County, Unicoi — 1A-49 — Bell Cemetery
Here are buried the nine victims of a massacre of Union sympathizers by a detachment of Confederate cavalry from the command of Col. V.A. Witcher, Jr. A marker at the grave site gives their names.Map (db m234257) HM
8 Tennessee, Unicoi County, Unicoi — 1A-100 — Camp Cordell Hull
Following the creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps by President Franklin D. Roosevelt on April 15, 1933, as an unemployment relief measure, a group of two hundred enrollees of Company 1455 began camp construction at this site on May 27. Soon . . . Map (db m234254) HM
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Nov. 30, 2023