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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25H9_byington_Knoxville-TN.html
Born circa 1862 in McMinn County, Tennessee, Moses Brownlow Byington Sr., moved to the Beaver Ridge community circa 1883. He was instrumental in establishing the town of Byington and two major landmarks: The Byington L & N Railroad Station around …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25GA_nobles-corner_Brentwood-TN.html
This 5 acres on the corner of Old Hickory Boulevard and Franklin Road was bought by A. H. Noble in 1929. A registered pharmacist, he operated a drug store here for nearly 20 years when the pharmacy was converted to a restaurant by Albert's son Gle…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25G7_fall-branch-community-educational-center_Fall-Branch-TN.html
In 1842, a one-room brick building, known as the Seminary, opened in the Fall Branch Community. At the close of the Civil War, the building was destroyed by fire and facilities were provided by local churches. In 1889, the Fall Branch Educational …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25G6_state-theater_Kingsport-TN.html
This movie house on Broad Street first opened its doors on March 6, 1936 and continued showing films for the next forty-two years. The facility could seat 700 people and became the site of many locally produced civic and cultural events such as th…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25G5_netherland-inn_Kingsport-TN.html
The Inn was built in the early 1800's by William King and sold to Richard Netherland in 1818. The Inn was a popular Stage Coach Inn and Tavern on the Great Stage Road. Parking and ticket sales are located at the upper parking lot.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25G4_bank-barn_Kingsport-TN.html
The barn built into the embankment provided a stable on the 1st level and a 2nd floor for stage coaches and wagon repair. From the early 1800's it remained in use until the 1920-30's. Reconstructed on the original site with portions of the limesto…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25G3_flatboat_Kingsport-TN.html
This flatboat is a model of boats that were built in the late 1700's and early 1800's on the banks of this river. These boats transported vast quantities of salt, iron ingots, animal skins, herbs such as ginseng, plaster of Paris and other items o…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25G2_colonel-gilbert-christian_Kingsport-TN.html
Early settlement attempt in 1761. Permanent settlement in 1775. The first town in the Kingsport area was laid out on his land grant in 1802 and was named Christianville. American Revolution Patriot Long Island Chapter Daughters of the A…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25FU_rogersville-engagements_Rogersville-TN.html
In June 1861, 1,250 Hawkins County residents voted against secession, while 835 voted in favor. Rural residents tended to have Unionist sympathies but townspeople such as those in Rogersville sided with the Confederacy. Confederate forces often…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM25FT_the-battle-of-big-creek_Rogersville-TN.html
Along Big Creek the 2nd Illinois Artillery spent an uncomfortable night as a cold rain fell in the early morning hours of November 6, 1863. Nearby, under orders to strike the Union camp that morning, two Confederate brigades were crossing the Hols…
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