Historical Markers by Organizations

Camp of Confederate Regiments
(Located near the Confederate Flag pole in Oak Hill Cemetery off Boone Street, Johnson City, Tennessee. The marker was moved from the corner of Lamont and University Parkway, July 2019.)

1861

Here was training Camp of Confederate Regiments from the South on their way by rail to Virginia to join General Lee.

In front of this marker was the Parade Ground.

Erected by U.C. Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederate.

 

JACOB BROWN

Dedicated 1936 by the State of Franklin DAR 
Inscription:

Brown, Jacob

JACOB BROWN
1736-1785
FOUNDER OF BROWN’S SETTLEMENT

Directions: From Jonesborough take State Highway 81 South, about 5 miles to Lamar Elementary School on the left. Turn right before river bridge onto Taylor Bridge rd., go about .5 mile and continue until road forks. The field is on your left. Go thru the gate and go follow the dirt road to the top of the hill. The graveyard is enclosed by a fence. You will need to request permission before entering the field.

Restored and rededicated 8 May 2010 by the Overmountain SAR and the John Sevier DAR.

JACOB BROWN, JR.

Dedicated 10 October 2010
Inscription:

JACOB BROWN, JR.
3 AUG 1761-28 AUG 1838

Directions: From Jonesborough take State Highway 81 South, about 5 miles to Lamar Elementary School on the left. Turn right before river bridge onto Taylor Bridge rd., go about .5 mile and continue until road forks. The field is on your left. Go thru the gate and go follow the dirt road to the top of the hill. The graveyard is enclosed by a fence. You will need to request permission before entering the field.

Dedicated 2 October 2010 by the Overmountain SAR and the John Sevier DAR.

JACOB HOSS

Dedicated 2 October 2010
Inscription: 

PATRIOT
JACOB HOSS
BORN 1700
DIED 1847

Directions:  350 Baxter Street, Johnson City, Tennessee. The cemetery is located at the end of an alley.

Dedicated 2 October 2010 by the Overmountain SAR and the John Sevier DAR.

CASSIMORE MAY MARKER/GRAVESITE

Dedicated about 1962
Inscription:

CASSIMORE
MAY
PVT
PA LINE
REV WAR
1752-1836

Directions:  From Jonesborough, Tennessee follow US 18 South for approximately 4.5 miles to the intersection of US 81 and Mayberry Road. Turn right on Mayberry Road at the Old Dutch Meeting House Historical Marker. Go 2 miles to the intersection with B. Chase Road. Turn onto B. Chase Road and follow it for 0.5 mile. At this point on the left of the road is a square clump of large trees in the middle of a field. This is the site of the cemetery for the Old Dutch Meeting House.

Erected by the John Sevier Chapter of Daughters of the American Revolution.