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Carter's Store - 1B 4 - Church Hill, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 36° 31.252 W 082° 43.874
17S E 344993 N 4043116
Quick Description: Because of a Shawnee indian raid with destroyed his store, Carter was awarded all of Carter's Valley as compensation
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 11/23/2008 1:31:41 PM
Waymark Code: WM57D2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
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Long Description:
Sign text: 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 Sycamore Shoals Treaty in 1775, the proprietors were awarded the whole Carter's Valley as reparation.

Virginia and North Carolina later refused to honor the treaty, but Carter and his new partner Lucas were given 10,000 acres in Clinch Valley area.

Marker Name: Carter's Store

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Building

Marker Number: 1B 4

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission

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