Washington District Monument

East Main Street at the Washington County Courthouse, Jonesborough, TN

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Washington District Monument

Photo taken by Michael Miller

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Monument reads: "Washington District - 1776 - The First Governmental Division Ever Named In Honor of George Washington - Washington County - 1777 - Jonesborough - Established By N.C. Act of 1779 Laid Out 1780 - Capital of State of Franklin - 1784-1785 - Judicial Capital - Washington District Territory South of the River Ohio - 1790-1796"

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  • November 18, 2013: Added by Michael Miller

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  • Michael Miller - michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com