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About 1½ 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 Colonel John Carter, who first settled here and lat…
Near here was the site of "New Market," home of Joseph McMinn, Revolutionary veteran, governor of Tennessee, 1815-1821, and Indian agent for the Cherokee from 1822 to his death near Calhoun, on Hiwassee River, in 1824. He is buried there.