Tennessee Marker, Z-221
First permanently settled in 1769 and long a part of North Carolina. In 1785, settlers formed the state of Franklin, not recognized by Congress. Tennessee was admitted to the Union as the sixteenth state in 1796.
Marker Information:Year On Marker: 1937
Geographic Location: Washington County
Physical Description of Location: 24599 Green Spring Road (Virginia 75), Abingdon, VA 24211. Marker is near state line, past intersection with Painter Creek Road.
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