First Settlers 1B ~ 15
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PersonsMD
N 36° 32.377 W 082° 39.932
17S E 350912 N 4045092
Quick Description: A marker in North East Tennessee honoring Hawkins Pioneers Joseph Kinkead and John Long.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 4/18/2009 12:33:28 PM
Waymark Code: WM67K1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 9

Long Description:
The marker text reads:

"1B 15 First Settlers ~ About 1 1/2 miles west and North of here, in Carter's Valley, Joseph Kinkead and John Long, first known pioneers to what later became Hawkins County, settled in 1769-70. The valley is named for Col. John Carter, who first settled here and later became a prominent member of the Watauga Settlement. Tennessee Historical Commission"
Marker Name: First Settlers - 1B 15

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Person

Marker Number: 1B 15

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

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