Jonesboro: Oldest Town in Tennessee
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon
N 36° 17.998 W 082° 28.190
17S E 368026 N 4018222
Quick Description: Marker noting the oldest town in Tennessee
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 3/1/2009 12:02:42 PM
Waymark Code: WM5Y9W
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 11

Long Description:
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1A-81

Jonesboro: Oldest Town in Tennessee

Formally established in 1779, by the General Assembly of North Carolina, as county seat of Washington County, first county west of the mountains. In 1784, the State of Franklin was organized here, with Jonesboro as it first capital.
Marker Name: 1A-81 Jonesboro: Oldest Town in Tennessee

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number: 1A 81

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


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