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Davidson County/Nashville

... Tennessee's existence, the legislature couldn't agree on a permanent capital. Knoxville was the first seat of government in 1796, followed by Nashville in 1812, Knoxville again four years later, Murfreesboro in 1819, and Nas…

Jackson County

... Bledsoe's Fort (near Gallatin) The community around Williams' inn was called Williamsburg.   Knoxville Gazette, Dec. 4, 1795 Among the people who traveled through... see from this small item in the December 4, 1795, …

Putnam County

... stone monolith was destroyed by the builders of the Nashville & Knoxville Railroad in 1895. Today a small piece of it...…

Sullivan County

... on boats destined for places such as White's Fort (later Knoxville) and French Lick (later Nashville). The best known of...…